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Vila Praia de Ancora ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 4.2
Difficulty Level: 2.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.2

Overall: 3.7

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Vila Praia de Ancora (light winds from the W at Vigo-Peinador 48 km from Vila Praia de Ancora). 0.9m 11 s period swell from NW with 0.5m 4 s period wind swell from NW
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48 km away, 57 min ago

Light
7 km/h
W
16.7
17.1
Air / Water (°C)
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Vila Praia de Ancora Surf Forecast / Douro & Minho / Portugal

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Saturday 24 Aug 2019 WEST

Vila Praia de Ancora surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Vila Praia de Ancora sea temperature is 17.1 °C (Statistics for 24 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 19.1 max: 20.4 min: 17.8 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.8
NW
0.8
NW
0.9
NW
0.4
NW
0.4
NW
1
NW
1.1
NW
0.7
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0.9
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0.7
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1.6
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1.2
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1.6
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Period(s) (?)11101099671098881013131211107991010
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)14215016031206713690147128935873313489650429108257258397640530
Wind
(km/h)
10
N
15
NNW
20
NNW
15
N
15
N
15
NNW
5
SSE
5
W
15
NW
10
N
5
SSW
10
NW
0
ESE
5
NNW
20
NNW
20
N
15
NNW
20
NNW
20
N
10
N
25
NNW
20
N
15
N
Wind State(?)cross-
off
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off
cross-
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cross-
off
cross-
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cross-
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cross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)

9:32AM
2.22

10:06PM
2.19
10:52AM
2.25

11:31PM
2.24
12:10PM
2.40

12:46AM
2.41

1:14PM
2.65
1:46AM
2.64

2:08PM
2.93
2:38AM
2.88

2:57PM
3.20
3:25AM
3.07

3:43PM
3.41


Low Tide
/ height (m)
3:11AM
0.90

3:49PM
0.98

4:27AM
0.93
5:15PM
0.93

5:48AM
0.85
6:32PM
0.75

6:57AM
0.66

7:34PM
0.48
7:53AM
0.42

8:27PM
0.19
8:43AM
0.19

9:15PM
-0.06
9:29AM
-0.00

10:01PM
-0.23

Note: the tide data above is for Afife which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Vila Praia de Ancora.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Vila Praia de Ancora blow from the NE.
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
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Sunset
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Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Sun afternoon, min 16°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Tue afternoon, min 16°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Vila Praia de Ancora Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Vila Praia de Ancora provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Vila Praia de Ancora can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Vila Praia de Ancora surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Vila Praia de Ancora) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Vila Praia de Ancora may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Vila Praia de Ancora is 13 km (8 miles) from Viana do Castelo. If you plan a holiday in Douro and Minho, look for hotels and other accommodation in Viana do Castelo. Viana do Castelo has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.