Matosinhos

General information

Matosinhos in North Portugal is an exposed beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Located in between the city of Matosinhos and Porto near the Dock of Leixões. It as Airport 10min. distant and 20min. from downtown of Porto. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around low tide. Reliability fairly consistent. Easy, good for learning.

Surf Spot Quality

Wave quality: Sloppy

Experience: All surfers

Frequency: Regular

Wave

Type: Sand-bar

Direction: Right and left

Bottom: Sandy with rock

Power: Ordinary

Normal length: Short (

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Attendance Week
Ok
Attendance Weekend
Ok
Best Tide Position
All Tides
Best Tide Movement
Rising and Falling Tides
Dangers
Don't know
Frequency
Regular
Good Swell Direction
North
Good Wind Direction
North
Holds up to
2m (6ft)
Max Length of Wave
Long (150m - 300m)
Normal Length of Wave
Normal (50m - 150m)
Starts Working
1m - 1.5m (3ft - 5ft)
Surf Level
Beginners
Type of Bottom
Sandy
Type of Wave
Beachbreak
Wave Direction
Left- and Righthander
Wave Power
Fun

Location

Avenida General Norton de Matos 369
4450 Matosinhos - Porto
Portugal

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