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Ofir break guidePhoto by: Luis Cupido

Ofir Surf Guide

Ofir in Douro and Minho is a sandbar break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the sandbar break both left and right. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded

Ofir Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ofir:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ofir occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Ofir 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 45% of the time in December while 46% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 9% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
45%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
46%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
9%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ofir Location Map

Interactive Ofir 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 Ofir is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ofir is Vigo Airport (VGO) in Spain, 80 km (50 miles) away.

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Ofir Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 21 May 2022, 07:03 Local Time
Saturday 21
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m)
1.1
WNW
1
WNW
0.9
WNW
1
WNW
Period (s) 10 10 9 11
Wind (km/h)
10
10
10
10
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
on

Swell History at Ofir

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

Wind History at Ofir

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Ofir: