Praia do Norte Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Beira, Portugal) (2024)

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Praia do Norte Surf Guide

Praia do Norte in Beira is an exposed reef break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for rocks, rips, big waves.

Praia do Norte Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Praia do Norte Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Beira, Portugal) (2)ReefPraia do Norte Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Beira, Portugal) (3)3.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent

16.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Praia do Norte:

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

Surf Forecasts:

    Hourly Forecast12 Day Forecast

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

decemberBest Season: winter

The best time of year for surfing Praia do Norte with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winterand most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 35% of the time in December while 53% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 12% of the time it is considered too small by mostsurfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.

clean

35%

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

12%

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 Norte Location Map

Interactive Praia do Norte 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 Norte is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 92 km (57 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Praia do Norte is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 185 km (115 miles) away.

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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.

Praia do Norte Surf Forecasts:

    Hourly Forecast12 Day Forecast
Todays Surf SummaryTuesday, 23 April 2024, 13:11 Local Time m, °C Tuesday 23Wedft, °F 4PM7PM10PM1AM Wave (m) 0.6WNW 0.9NNW 0.6W 1.2NNW Period (s) 9 7 9 6 Wind (km/h) 25 20 15 15 Wind State cross cross cross cross
What does Praia do Norte look like?Latest photos from Praia do Norte. Upload your own or view all photos on the gallery page.

Credit: Gonçalo Forjaz Trigueiros Credit: Gonçalo Forjaz Trigueiros Credit: andres grandes photos Credit: Gonçalo Forjaz Trigueiros Credit: Gonçalo Forjaz Trigueiros

    Tides at Praia do Norte Current tide and informaton For Nazare, 2 km from Praia do Norte.Next High Water: 03:30pm | 2.76mNext Low Water: 09:34pm | 0.29mNEXTIS AT (local time)remaininghigh tidelow tide

    Praia do Norte Sea Temperature

    The water temperature (16.5 °C) at Praia do Norte is quite cool. If the sun shines as we have forecast, it should feel warm enough to surf in a good spring wetsuit. Effective windchill factor of (16.0 °C) will make the air and water feel about the same temperature.Today, many surfers would wear a spring wetsuit.Current Temp*: 16.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellitewater-tempView Sea Temp Map

    Swell History at Praia do Norte

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

    Praia do Norte Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Beira, Portugal) (16)

    Average Swell

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    Wind History at Praia do Norte

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

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    Average Wind

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    Praia do Norte Reviews:

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    Based on 11 votes.

    • Overall:Praia do Norte Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Beira, Portugal) (22)3.8
    • Quality on a good day:Praia do Norte Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Beira, Portugal) (23)5.0
    • Consistency of Surf:Praia do Norte Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Beira, Portugal) (24)4.2
    • Difficulty Level:Praia do Norte Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Beira, Portugal) (25)4.5
    • Wind and Kite Surfing:Praia do Norte Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Beira, Portugal) (26)2.8
    • Crowds:Praia do Norte Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Beira, Portugal) (27)3.1
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    Praia do Norte Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Beira, Portugal) (28)

    ludo from Portugal

    “Hello, for next Tuesday evening, the notation shows a red triangle. What does that mean ?
    Thank you

    Editor replies: Hi Ludo. It means that the swell is forecast to be too big to surf at this break.”

    Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

    Discover surf breaks near Praia do Norte. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Nazare

      • Praia do Norte Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Beira, Portugal) (29)Beach
      • Praia do Norte Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Beira, Portugal) (30)4.3

      Reliability: fairly consistent

      2km away

    • Praia Paredes

      • Praia do Norte Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Beira, Portugal) (31)Beach
      • Praia do Norte Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Beira, Portugal) (32)3.3

      Reliability: fairly consistent

      10km away

    • Foz do Arelho

      • Praia do Norte Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Beira, Portugal) (33)Beach
      • Praia do Norte Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Beira, Portugal) (34)3.8

      Reliability: inconsistent

      23km away

    • Sao Pedro de Moel

      • Praia do Norte Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Beira, Portugal) (35)Beach
      • Praia do Norte Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Beira, Portugal) (36)3.8

      Reliability: fairly consistent

      25km away

    • Belgas

      • Praia do Norte Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Beira, Portugal) (37)Beach
      • Praia do Norte Surf Forecast and Surf Reports (Beira, Portugal) (38)3.9

      Reliability: very consistent

      26km away

    Wave Buoys Nearest To Praia do Norte:

    • Closest Wave BuoyBóia de Sines188 km
    • Second closest Wave BuoyBóia de Leixões190 km
    • Third closest Wave BuoyBóia de Faro Costeira318 km
    • Fourth closest Wave BuoyGascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy706 km
    • Fifth closest Wave BuoyBrittany Buoy879 km
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