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Luz ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.2

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Luz Surf Guide

Luz in North Portugal is an exposed reef/jetty break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. A reef breaks right. Best around high tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Watch out for urchins, rips, rocks, man-made danger (buoys etc...) and pollution.

Luz Spot Info

Icon  reefReef/jettyIcon  s22.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent15.6°C

Surfing Luz:

The best conditions reported for surf at Luz 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 Luz sea temperature, Luz photographs, Luz detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Luz webcams, current wind from Douro & Minho live weather stations and Luz 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 Luz

Luz Surf:

Monday, 6 July 2020, 22:12 Local time
MonTuesday 07
Wave (m) 2.1
Period (s) 11 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
WSW 10
SSE 15
SSE 10
Wind State glass cross cross-

Tide Times:

For Leixoes, Portugal, 3 km from Luz.

IS AT (local time)

Luz Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Porto/Pedras Rubras Airport, 7 km from Luz.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
19 °C

Current weather near Luz

Overall Luz Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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


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

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Luz Location Maps

Luz Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Douro & Minho surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Luz

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Luz:

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Wave buoys nearest to Luz:

Tide stations nearest to Luz:

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Senhora da Hora
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Vila Nova de Gaia
    4 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    6 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Luz is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Luz is Vila Real Airport (VRL), also in Acores, 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Third is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 119 km (74 miles) away.
  • Braganca Airport (BGC) in Acores is 183 km (114 miles) away.
  • Santiago Airport (SCQ) in Spain is the fifth nearest airport to Luz and is 195 km (121 miles) away.
Luz break location map and break info