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Praia de Odeceixe break guide

Praia de Odeceixe Surf Guide

Praia de Odeceixe in South Portugal is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around low tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days.

Praia de Odeceixe Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
16.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Praia de Odeceixe:

The best conditions reported for surf at Praia de Odeceixe occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Praia de Odeceixe 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 44% of the time in December while 49% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
44%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
49%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
7%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Praia de Odeceixe Location Map

Interactive Praia de Odeceixe 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 Praia de Odeceixe is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, which is 91 km (57 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Praia de Odeceixe is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, 146 km (91 miles) away.

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Praia de Odeceixe Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 4 July 2022, 15:29 Local Time
Monday 04Tue
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m)
1.6
NW
1.5
NW
1.4
NW
1.4
NW
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h)
15
15
10
5
Wind State on cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Praia de Odeceixe

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

Wind History at Praia de Odeceixe

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

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