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Costa Nova ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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Costa Nova Surf Guide

Costa Nova in North Portugal is an exposed beach/jetty break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care of pollution, rips.

Costa Nova Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent17.6°C

Surfing Costa Nova:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Costa Nova sea temperature, Costa Nova photographs, Costa Nova detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Costa Nova webcams, current wind from Beira live weather stations and Costa Nova tide predictions. The Portugal swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Portugal and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Portugal wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Costa Nova

Costa Nova Surf:

Saturday, 11 July 2020, 21:19 Local time
SatSunday 12
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 8 8 7 7
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 5
Wind State cross-
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Tide Times:

For Aveiro, Portugal, 1 km from Costa Nova.

IS AT (local time)

Costa Nova Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Aveiro, 10 km from Costa Nova.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near Costa Nova

Overall Costa Nova Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July


Surf stats for Costa Nova: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Costa Nova: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Costa Nova Location Maps

Costa Nova Location Map

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Surf spots located close to Costa NovaShoreline around Costa NovaRoads and rivers around Costa Nova

Use this relief map to navigate to Beira surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Costa Nova

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Costa Nova:

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Wave buoys nearest to Costa Nova:

Tide stations nearest to Costa Nova:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    24 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    26 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Sao Felix da Marinha
    29 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    30 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Costa Nova is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, which is 69 km (43 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Costa Nova is Vila Real Airport (VRL), also in Acores, 113 km (70 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 179 km (111 miles) away.
Costa Nova break location map and break info