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Figueira da Foz - Cabedelo ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.4
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.7

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Figueira da Foz - Cabedelo break guidePhoto by: sergio grilo

Figueira da Foz - Cabedelo Surf Guide

Cabedelo in North Portugal is an exposed beach/pier break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west.. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Figueira da Foz - Cabedelo Spot Info

Icon beachBeach/pierIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Figueira da Foz - Cabedelo:

The best conditions reported for surf at Figueira da Foz - Cabedelo occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Figueira da Foz - Cabedelo (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Figueira da Foz - Cabedelo 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 43% of the time in December while 54% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
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 Figueira da Foz - Cabedelo 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 Figueira da Foz - Cabedelo is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, which is 123 km (76 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Figueira da Foz - Cabedelo is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, 154 km (96 miles) away.

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Figueira da Foz - Cabedelo Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 03:41 Local Time
Wednesday 12
Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 12 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 30
W 25
WNW 25
NW 20
Wind State on on cross-

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Wind History at Figueira da Foz - Cabedelo

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