Below are the last 80 forum topics posted on the GlobalSurfers message board.

Posting a new Topic:

You can post a new question from the country page to which the question is relevant to, or at the bottom right hand of this page.

You don't need to register
to post a new question or answer excisting ones

Please don't spam this forum with your new surf camp / charter / villa / surf school.
Go to and list your business there for free.


The GlobalSurfers forum has been the leading surf travel resource for over 17 years, so keep it friendly and relevant. Happy posting!


Topic: 2009 summer Portugal

Views: 2026

replies: 4


Ken "Rig" Lehmann

Posted in

Portugal Portugal


2009 summer Portugal

« on: May 14 2009 11:05:00 »

Trip is planned. Lifetime surfer who lives on the coast himself. The ocean has been my life. Portugal has been one area on my list to visit. It has come...I will be there in July...I have a week in the Algarve area. Questions...will there be surf this time of year? Can I get lucky? Spring Suit? Water temperatures during this time? Winds? It sounds like this isn't the best time of the year to surf here? However, it is my only opportunity to visit this time of it possible that I could score some waves? get a way places with less people...respectful, knowledgable experienced lifetime surf...looking for out of the way surf...thank you..Rig



RE: 2009 summer Portugal

« Reply #1 on: May 14 2009 17:05:00 »

Yes with a bit of luck you'll be able to score some good waves.

Spring suit is indeed the way to go.

Check out the Carrapateira and Sagres area.
Have fun



RE: 2009 summer Portugal

« Reply #2 on: May 15 2009 11:05:00 »

Thank you Jim for the comment...Yes, planning to see this area too...and Arrifana? possible surf? Researching and planning stages...have car and guest room already in the books for this area...any local help would be appreciated and I would be indebted...Thank you too all who have viewed...sos sos...long way from home...would enjoy a good vacation of coastal culture and advice...Thanks, Rig



RE: 2009 summer Portugal

« Reply #3 on: May 19 2009 04:05:00 »

dude, head over to sagres. its the south-western peninsula of portugal, in algarve.
definitely surf there all year, take a look.

sagres is great because it has beaches facing several directions, so somewheres always gonna get swell, while another will be out of the wind.
theres a campsite there and two surf camps. take a 3,2 wettie.

Or view more Portugal surf / travel topics here

Looking for surf spots in Portugal ?

surf atlas