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Leca ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.2

Overall: 3.3

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Leca Surf Guide

Leca in North Portugal is an exposed beach break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Beware of crowds / pollution.

Leca Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
16.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Leca:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Leca 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 57% 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
41%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
57%
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 Leca Location Map

Interactive Leca 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 Leca is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Leca is Vila Real Airport (VRL), also in Acores, 83 km (52 miles) away.

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Leca Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 28 October 2021, 08:18 Local Time
Thursday 28
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m)
1.6
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.8
WNW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
15
25
25
35
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross cross

Swell History at Leca

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

Wind History at Leca

Wind stats for Leca, 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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    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef/jetty
    • Icon  s22.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away

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