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Furadouro ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 4.2

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Furadouro break guidePhoto by: Antonio Lirio

Furadouro Surf Guide

Furadouro in North Portugal is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around mid tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Furadouro Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s44.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Furadouro:

The best conditions reported for surf at Furadouro 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 Furadouro (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Furadouro 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 43% of the time in December while 55% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
43%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
55%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Furadouro Location Map

Interactive Furadouro 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 closest passenger airport to Furadouro is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Furadouro is Vila Real Airport (VRL), also in Acores, 89 km (55 miles) away.

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Furadouro Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 13:06 Local Time
Wednesday 23
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 1.1
NW
1.1
NW
1.7
NNW
1.8
NW
Period (s) 7 7 6 7
Wind (km/h)
15
30
35
30
Wind State cross cross-
on
cross-
on
cross

Swell History at Furadouro

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

Wind History at Furadouro

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

Furadouro Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 3 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s44.2
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s43.5
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s43.5
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s32.5
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s55.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s43.5
  • ...

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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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joao from Portugal
“Too crowded!”

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