Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Torreira, Porto, Porto and North Portugal

Maximum swell size:
15 ft / 4.55 m
Torreira is located near Porto, the second largest city in Portugal, after Lisbon. Porto is one of the oldest European centers and registered as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996. It's also known for porto wine, one of the most famous international exports of Portugal.

Torreira beach has good waves and the right conditions for water sports. One of them is kite-surfing, which has been described as the combination of surfing, windsurfing, wake-boarding, paragliding and gymnastics, all these into one extreme sport. From September to April you can explore the big waves with swell sizes often around 6 ft (1.80 m) but it can reach from 9 ft (2.75 m) to 15 ft (4.55 m).

During summer, waves  swell size is around 4 ft (1.20 m). The wind is light enough for the sea to be glassy about 15% of the time and blows offshore 17%. During autumn, the wind blows offshore 41% of the time while during winter blows offshore 48% and in spring 35%.

Kite-surf schools can assist you by giving the necessary training to acquire the experience you need and practice this amazing sport. In Torreira, there are lots of accommodation where you can relax and other activities to enjoy in your spare time.