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Porto Batel break guidePhoto by: JOE

Porto Batel Surf Guide

Porto Batel in Peniche is an exposed point break that has quite consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the northeast with some shelter here from north winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include - Urchins - Rocks.

Porto Batel Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Porto Batel:

The best conditions reported for surf at Porto Batel occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Porto Batel with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 47% of the time in September while 30% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 23% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Porto Batel Location Map

Interactive Porto Batel 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 Porto Batel is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 63 km (39 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Porto Batel is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 222 km (138 miles) away.

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Porto Batel Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 28 January 2023, 16:07 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 9 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
off off

Swell History at Porto Batel

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

Wind History at Porto Batel

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

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