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Praia do Castello ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.6

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Praia do Castello Surf Guide

Praia do Castello in Lisbon is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include .

Praia do Castello Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
17.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Praia do Castello:

The best conditions reported for surf at Praia do Castello occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Praia do Castello 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 41% of the time in December while 53% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
41%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
53%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
6%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Praia do Castello Location Map

Interactive Praia do Castello 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 do Castello is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 19 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Praia do Castello is Talavera La Real (Badajoz) Airport (BJZ) in Spain, 211 km (131 miles) away.

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Praia do Castello Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 06:13 Local Time
Friday 14
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 1.8
WNW
1.9
WNW
1.8
WNW
1.7
WNW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 10
NNW 15
NNW 20
NW
Wind State cross cross cross cross-
on

Swell History at Praia do Castello

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

Wind History at Praia do Castello

Wind stats for Praia do Castello, 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 Praia do Castello. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    0km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetties
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s33.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    8km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Praia do Castello: