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A Ver o Mar ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.8

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A Ver o Mar Surf Guide

A Ver o Mar in Douro and Minho is a reef break that only works when conditions are just right with no particular seasonal pattern. Ideal winds are from the east. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. The location means that it never gets crowded. Watch out for - Rocks.

A Ver o Mar Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
13.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing A Ver o Mar:

The best conditions reported for surf at A Ver o Mar occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf A Ver o Mar (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing A Ver o Mar with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 44% of the time in December while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 4% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
44%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
52%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
4%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore A Ver o Mar Location Map

Interactive A Ver o Mar surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to A Ver o Mar is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to A Ver o Mar is Vila Real Airport (VRL), also in Acores, 89 km (55 miles) away.

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A Ver o Mar Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 20:00 Local Time
ThuFriday 26
9PM0AM3AM6AM
Wave (m) 3.0
WNW
1.9
NW
1.7
NW
1.6
W
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
NNE 10
ENE 10
NNE 10
NNE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at A Ver o Mar

Surf stats for A Ver o Mar, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at A Ver o Mar

Wind stats for A Ver o Mar, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near A Ver o Mar. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To A Ver o Mar: