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Monte Estoril ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Monte Estoril Surf Guide

Monte Estoril in Lisbon is a reasonably exposed reef/Jetty break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the north. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. A choice of left and right reefs. Best around high tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Monte Estoril Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReef/jettyIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
16.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Monte Estoril:

The best conditions reported for surf at Monte Estoril occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Monte Estoril (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Monte Estoril with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 5% of the time in April while 7% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 88% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
5%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
7%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
88%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Monte Estoril Location Map

Interactive Monte Estoril 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 Monte Estoril is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 26 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Monte Estoril is Talavera La Real (Badajoz) Airport (BJZ) in Spain, 226 km (140 miles) away.

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Monte Estoril Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 03:07 Local Time
Saturday 15
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 1.5
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.3
WNW
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 5
NNW 10
NW 15
WNW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Monte Estoril

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

Wind History at Monte Estoril

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Monte Estoril. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef/jetty
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: inconsistent
    0km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    4km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Monte Estoril: