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Cordama ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.3
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Surf Report Feed
Cordama break guidePhoto by: Tom

Cordama Surf Guide

Cordama in South Portugal is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf. The best time of year for waves is autumn. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Watch out for rocks / rips.

Cordama Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
16.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cordama:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Cordama with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 35% of the time in October while 60% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
35%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
60%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
5%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cordama Location Map

Interactive Cordama 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 Cordama is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, which is 87 km (54 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Cordama is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, 187 km (116 miles) away.

Icon breakBreak
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.
Cordama Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 21:03 Local Time
SatSunday 09
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 1.4
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.6
WNW
Period (s) 11 11 11 12
Wind (km/h) 20
W 20
SSW 30
SSW 40
SSW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Cordama

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

Wind History at Cordama

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

    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: very consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: very consistent
    7km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    9km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    9km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Cordama: