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Sacor ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Sacor Surf Guide

Sacor in Douro and Minho is a beach and reef break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the east southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for locals and pollution.

Sacor Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sacor:

The best conditions reported for surf at Sacor occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Sacor 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 47% of the time in December while 51% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
47%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
51%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Sacor Location Map

Interactive Sacor 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 Sacor is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Sacor is Vila Real Airport (VRL), also in Acores, 83 km (52 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Sacor Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 27 November 2020, 03:14 Local Time
Friday 27
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 2.0
NW
1.9
NW
1.7
NW
1.6
NW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 5
ESE 5
ENE 5
ENE 5
NNE
Wind State glass cross-
off
cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Sacor

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

Wind History at Sacor

Wind stats for Sacor, 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 Sacor. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
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    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef/jetty
    • Icon  s22.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Sacor: