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Vila Praia de Ancora ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 4.2
Difficulty Level: 2.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.2

Overall: 3.7

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Vila Praia de Ancora Surf Forecast / Douro & Minho / Portugal

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Tuesday 25 Feb 2020 WET
Vila Praia de Ancora surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Vila Praia de Ancora sea temperature is 14.1 °C (Statistics for 25 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 13.6 max: 15.1 min: 12.5 °C)
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Vila Praia de Ancora surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Vila Praia de Ancora sea temperature is 14.1 °C (Statistics for 25 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 13.6 max: 15.1 min: 12.5 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Vila Praia de Ancora (light winds from the SW at Vigo-Peinador 48 km from Vila Praia de Ancora). 2.3m swell from WNW too big

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48 km away, 1 h 3 min ago

Light
6 km/h
SW
7.8
14.1
Air / Water (°C)
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Period(s) (?)
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High °C
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Sunset
Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
Friday
28
Saturday
29
Sunday
01
Monday
02
Tuesday
03
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WNW
2.1
WNW
1.6
W
1.8
NW
1.7
NW
1.9
NW
2.4
WNW
2.2
WNW
1.8
WNW
1.2
WNW
3.5
W
3.5
WNW
3
W
4
W
3.5
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4.5
WNW
4.5
WNW
3.5
WNW
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W
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NW
10
NNW
15
NW
15
SSW
15
SSW
15
SSW
10
SSE
15
SSE
20
SSE
40
SSW
25
W
25
W
20
SW
30
W
20
WSW
25
WSW
45
WNW
35
NW
10
WNW
25
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25
SSW
30
SW
30
WSW
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4:24AM
3.01
4:41PM
2.78
4:54AM
2.91
5:11PM
2.70
5:25AM
2.77
5:42PM
2.59
5:57AM
2.61
6:16PM
2.46
6:33AM
2.42
6:56PM
2.33
7:18AM
2.25
7:51PM
2.20
8:24AM
2.11
9:11PM
2.14
10:13PM
0.26
10:37AM
0.25
10:43PM
0.32
11:06AM
0.35
11:14PM
0.43
11:36AM
0.47
11:47PM
0.56
12:08PM
0.62
12:23AM
0.72
12:45PM
0.78
1:07AM
0.88
1:33PM
0.92
2:09AM
1.02
2:44PM
1.03

Note: the tide data above is for Afife which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Vila Praia de Ancora.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Vila Praia de Ancora blow from the NE

Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
Friday
28
Saturday
29
Sunday
01
Monday
02
Tuesday
03
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Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 11mm), heaviest on Fri night. Cool air temperatures (max 14°C on Thu morning, min 11°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WNW on Wed afternoon, strong winds from the SSW by Fri night).

Long Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 29mm), heaviest during Sun morning. Cool air temperatures (max 16°C on Tue afternoon, min 9°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WNW on Mon morning, light winds from the SSW by Mon night).

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Information about the Vila Praia de Ancora Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Vila Praia de Ancora provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Vila Praia de Ancora can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Vila Praia de Ancora surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Vila Praia de Ancora) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Vila Praia de Ancora may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Vila Praia de Ancora is 13 km (8 miles) from Viana do Castelo. If you plan a holiday in Douro and Minho, look for hotels and other accommodation in Viana do Castelo. Viana do Castelo has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.