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Topic: Portugal surfing in november?

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Portugal surfing in november?

« on: October 09 2012 11:10:00 »

what i want to know, is if you can surf in portugal in november? How the conditions are, and especially for beginners? Thanks a lot



RE: Portugal surfing in november?

« Reply #1 on: October 10 2012 02:10:00 »

I Gonzalez,

Portugal is always a great place for surfers regardless of your level of surf. November it’s a month with big swells but you can always find some spots with smaller waves in the entire coastline. Just look for spots that aren’t facing north or northwest, which are the predominant swell directions in Portugal.




RE: Portugal surfing in november?

« Reply #2 on: October 10 2012 02:10:00 »

Hey! Portugal has some good conditions along the coast in November. Usually, there's plenty of swell and multiple surf spots in all the regions. The weather is still quite good and,there are a lot of high quality surf schools, if that is what you are looking for :). If you need any further information, please contact me. I work in a Surf Travel Agency.




Maria Duarte

RE: Portugal surfing in november?

« Reply #3 on: October 10 2012 06:10:00 »

Hello Gonzalez

Come to Portugal and you'll be coming year after year:)
Everytime is good time to surf in Portugal. You only need a car if you want to the 'search'!
And because Portugal is a small country almost sorrounded by sea (excuses for spain), you can reach by 1 hour drive best spots from Lisbon.

I've a small rustic house (4p) 5minutes drive from Ribeiroa d'Ilhas in Ericeira Village - the European Surfing World Reserv.

Here my e-mail if you're interested and give you some tips.



Maria Duarte

RE: Portugal surfing in november?

« Reply #4 on: October 10 2012 06:10:00 »

my correct e-mail:



« Reply #5 on: October 13 2012 09:10:00 »


Portugal is one of the best places to surf in Europe, and the winter season will only start in December, meaning early November will be still very pleasent to surf, yet good conditions all year round are possible.

I would recommend Santa Cruz, Ericeira if you are close to Lisbon, or maybe the south - all depends where you land and what else are you looking for, but the chances to get good surf are close to 100%.

You can check here the best surf spots in Portugal!





« Reply #6 on: October 18 2012 11:10:00 »

November you want to be heading south, try Lagos, Sagres or Arrifana. Still warm and good waves.



RE: Portugal surfing in november?

« Reply #7 on: October 20 2012 11:10:00 »

Hey Gonzalez,

In November you have great waves in Portugal! If you are looking for a place to stay, please check our website, and find the best spot for you!



Filipe Ferreira

Surf in November

« Reply #8 on: October 29 2012 04:10:00 »

Hi there!

Last year´s November was a month to remember.. sunny, warm, predominant east wind and regular swell.. here we wont forget about it..

I advice any time of the year to come surf Portugal, youll just need to have the support of somebody that really knows the country and the conditions, cose than youll have epic surf! no doubt about it!

Have fun Gonzalez



RE: Portugal surfing in november?

« Reply #9 on: November 13 2012 20:11:00 »

Hi Gonzalez,

Portugal provides waves all year round. November has normally consistent swell and Alentejo region provides one of the best conditions for beginners.

Check our galleries and packages at and feel free to contact us for any questions.

"slow wide turns!"
Sergio Santos

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