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Bicas ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.2
Difficulty Level: 3.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Bicas Surf Guide

Bicas in Lisbon is an exposed reef break. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. A left hand reef. Best around mid tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for urchins, rips and rocks.

Bicas Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
17.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bicas:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bicas occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Bicas 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 37% of the time in December while 57% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
37%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
57%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
6%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Bicas 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 Bicas is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 37 km (23 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Bicas is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, 193 km (120 miles) away.

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Bicas Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 03:35 Local Time
Saturday 15
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 1.3
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.1
WNW
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 10
NNW 10
NW 15
WNW
Wind State cross-
on
on on cross-
on

Swell History at Bicas

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

Wind History at Bicas

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

Bicas Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 5 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s33.4
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s22.2
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s33.2
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s32.5
  • Crowds:Icon  s33.0
  • ...

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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Miguel Oliveira from Portugal
“Saber todos os dias as previsões para o Surf na praia das Bicas (Sesimbra)”

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