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Figueira da Foz - Gala ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.4

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Figueira da Foz - Gala Surf Guide

Gala in North Portugal is an exposed beach and reef break that does not work very often with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of rips and rocks.

Figueira da Foz - Gala Spot Info

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Surfing Figueira da Foz - Gala:

The best conditions reported for surf at Figueira da Foz - Gala 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

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Figueira da Foz - Gala Surf:

Friday, 10 July 2020, 00:24 Local time
ThuFriday 10
Wave (m) 2.1
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
NNW 20
NNW 25
N 25
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Tide Times:

For Figueira da Foz, Portugal, 3 km from Figueira da Foz - Gala.

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Figueira da Foz - Gala Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Figueira, 6 km from Figueira da Foz - Gala.


Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Figueira da Foz - Gala

Overall Figueira da Foz - Gala Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Wind stats for Figueira da Foz - Gala: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Cova Gala 2015 (1), Figueira da Foz - Gala photo

Figueira da Foz - Gala

Photo credit: DesProd

Figueira da Foz - Gala Location Maps

Figueira da Foz - Gala Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Figueira da Foz - Gala:

  • Closest tide station
    Figueira da Foz
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    35 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    38 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    59 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    60 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Figueira da Foz - Gala is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, which is 126 km (78 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Figueira da Foz - Gala is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, 151 km (94 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Vila Real Airport (VRL) in Acores, 160 km (99 miles) away.
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