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Costa da Caparica ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.6
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.8
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.7

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Costa da Caparica break guidePhoto by: miguel paulino

Costa da Caparica Surf Guide

Costa da Caparica in Lisbon is an exposed beach/jetties break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A popular wave that can get growded. Beware of rocks and locals.

Costa da Caparica Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Costa da Caparica:

The best conditions reported for surf at Costa da Caparica 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 Costa da Caparica (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Costa da Caparica 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 41% of the time in December while 53% 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.
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).

Explore Costa da Caparica Location Map

Interactive Costa da Caparica 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 Costa da Caparica is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Costa da Caparica is Talavera La Real (Badajoz) Airport (BJZ) in Spain, 212 km (132 miles) away.

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Costa da Caparica Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 04:55 Local Time
Saturday 08
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 12 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 15
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Swell History at Costa da Caparica

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

Wind History at Costa da Caparica

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

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