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Espinho ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 3.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.2
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.7

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Espinho break guidePhoto by: João Oliveira

Espinho Surf Guide

Espinho in North Portugal is an exposed beach/jetty break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Espinho Spot Info

Icon  beachBeach/jettyIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent17.7°C

Surfing Espinho:

The best conditions reported for surf at Espinho 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 Espinho sea temperature, Espinho photographs, Espinho detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Espinho webcams, current wind from Beira live weather stations and Espinho 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 Espinho

Espinho Surf:

Tuesday, 2 June 2020, 03:11 Local time
Tuesday 02
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 8 8 9 9
Wind (km/h) 5
NE 5
SE 10
SSW 15
Wind State glass glass cross-

Tide Times:

At Espinho (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Espinho Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ovarmaceda, 10 km from Espinho.

light winds from the NNW

no report
Air temperature
21.6 °C

Current weather near Espinho

Overall Espinho Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

Surf stats for Espinho: see the swell variation by month.


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

He landed it..., Espinho photo


Photo credit: Soraya van den Berg

JP, Espinho photo


Photo credit: João Oliveira

autumm seasons, Espinho photo


Photo credit: Israel Santos

Espinho Location Maps

Espinho Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Espinho:

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Wave buoys nearest to Espinho:

Tide stations nearest to Espinho:

  • Closest tide station
    0 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Sao Felix da Marinha
    3 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    5 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Espinho is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Espinho is Vila Real Airport (VRL), also in Acores, 84 km (52 miles) away.
  • Third is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 137 km (85 miles) away.
  • Braganca Airport (BGC) in Acores is 188 km (117 miles) away.
  • Santiago Airport (SCQ) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Espinho and is 212 km (132 miles) away.
Espinho break location map and break info