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Bica ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Bica Surf Guide

Bica in Lisbon is an exposed reef and point break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Ideal winds are from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded. Rocks are a hazard.

Bica Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reefReef and pointIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bica:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bica occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Bica (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Bica with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 8% of the time in April while 9% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 83% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
8%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
9%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
83%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bica Location Map

Interactive Bica 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 nearest passenger airport to Bica is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 22 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Bica is Talavera La Real (Badajoz) Airport (BJZ) in Spain, 222 km (138 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Bica Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 14:15 Local Time
Monday 17Tue
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 1.6
NW
1.6
NW
1.4
NW
1.3
NW
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
NNW 25
NNW 15
NNW 10
NNW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
off

Swell History at Bica

Surf stats for Bica, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Bica

Wind stats for Bica, 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 Bica. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s11.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s22.5
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    2km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Bica: