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Foz do Arelho ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.2
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.7
Crowds: 3.8

Overall: 3.7

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Foz do Arelho Surf Guide

Foz do Arelho in Peniche is an exposed beach break that only works when conditions are just right with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the optimum swell angle is from the west.. Best around mid tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of .

Foz do Arelho Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  beachBeachIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
16.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Foz do Arelho:

The best conditions reported for surf at Foz do Arelho occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Foz do Arelho 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 40% of the time in December while 47% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 13% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
40%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
47%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
13%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Foz do Arelho Location Map

Interactive Foz do Arelho 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 Foz do Arelho is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 74 km (46 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Foz do Arelho is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 206 km (128 miles) away.

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Foz do Arelho Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 13:27 Local Time
Tuesday 20
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 1.6
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.7
SSW
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 10
ENE 10
SSE 25
SSW
Wind State off cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Foz do Arelho

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

Wind History at Foz do Arelho

Wind stats for Foz do Arelho, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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