Vila Praia de Ancora ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.3
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 2.7

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Vila Praia de Ancora Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Douro and Minho, Portugal)

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Vila Praia de Ancora Spot ID:

Type: river

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.2 °C

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Monday, 24 November 2014, 14:42 Local time

Monday 24
3AM 6AM 9AM 12PM
Wave (m) 2.2
NW
1.9
NW
1.8
NW
1.7
NW
Period (s) 13 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 20
NE 20
NE 15
NNE
Wind State off off off cross-
off

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Vila Praia de Ancora in North Portugal is an exposed river break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the west.. Best around low tide. Often Crowded. Beware of crowds / pollution.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Afife, 4 km from Vila Praia de Ancora.

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Live Weather:

At Vigo-Peinador, 48 km from Vila Praia de Ancora.

light winds from the E

km/h
Air temperature
18.2 °C

Current weather near Vila Praia de Ancora

Overall Vila Praia de Ancora Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Vila Praia de Ancora:

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Closest break Afife 2 mi
Second closest break Moledo 2 mi
Third closest break Kings Rock 6 mi
Fourth closest break Playa do Carreiro 7 mi
Fifth closest break Viana do Castelo 9 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Vila Praia de Ancora:

Closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 304 mi
Second closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 393 mi
Third closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 588 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Channel Islands Buoy 628 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy M3 Mizen Head Buoy 654 mi

Tide stations nearest to Vila Praia de Ancora:

Closest tide station Viana do Castelo 9 mi
Second closest tide station Esposende 20 mi
Third closest tide station Baiona 21 mi
Fourth closest tide station Nigran 23 mi
Fifth closest tide station Pedroso 28 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Vila Praia de Ancora:

Closest ski area Manzaneda (Spain) 86 mi
Second closest ski area Serra da Estrela (Portugal) 122 mi
Third closest ski area Leitariegos (Spain) 146 mi
Fourth closest ski area Valgrande-Pajares (Spain) 177 mi
Fifth closest ski area Sierra de Bejar-La Covatilla (Spain) 193 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Vila Praia de Ancora:

Closest city location Ponte do Lima (Portugal) 15 mi
Second closest city location Esposende (Portugal) 20 mi
Third closest city location Esposende (Portugal) 20 mi
Fourth closest city location Braga (Portugal) 29 mi
Fifth closest city location Vigo (Spain) 29 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Vila Praia de Ancora is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 51 km (32 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Vila Praia de Ancora is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Third is Vila Real Airport (VRL) in Acores, 113 km (70 miles) away.
  • Santiago Airport (SCQ) in Spain is 126 km (78 miles) away.
  • A Coruna (La Coruna) Airport (LCG), also in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Vila Praia de Ancora and is 170 km (106 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Vila Praia de Ancora, Douro & Minho. Use the tab navigation above to view Vila Praia de Ancora sea temperature, Vila Praia de Ancora photographs, Vila Praia de Ancora detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Vila Praia de Ancora webcams, current wind from Douro & Minho live weather stations and Vila Praia de Ancora tide predictions. The Portugal swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Portugal and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Portugal wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Vila Praia de Ancora.

 

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