San Miguel - Areias ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.3

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San Miguel – Areias Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(The Azores, Portugal)

Praia Santa Barbara, San Miguel - Areias photo

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Fim de tarde!!! ;), San Miguel - Areias photo

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San Miguel - Areias Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.1 °C

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Sunday, 29 March 2015, 22:45 Local time

Sun Monday 30
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 10 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 10
E 20
E 20
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross-

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San Miguel - Areias in The Azores is a fairly exposed reef break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the north northwest. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for rocks, rips.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Rabo de Peixe, 3 km from San Miguel - Areias.

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San Miguel - Areias Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ponta Delgada Norde, 15 km from San Miguel - Areias.

light winds from the SSE

Air temperature
14.5 °C

Current weather near San Miguel - Areias

Overall San Miguel - Areias Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to San Miguel - Areias:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break San Miguel - Rabo de Peixe 1 mi
Second closest break San Miguel - Ribeira Grande 1 mi
Third closest break San Miguel - Populo 6 mi
Fourth closest break San Miguel - Santa Iria 7 mi
Fifth closest break San Miguel - Baixa de Viola 10 mi

Wave buoys nearest to San Miguel - Areias:

Closest wave buoy K2 Buoy 1091 mi
Second closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 1093 mi
Third closest wave buoy M6 West Coast Buoy 1150 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 1178 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy M3 Mizen Head Buoy 1181 mi

Tide stations nearest to San Miguel - Areias:

Closest tide station Rabo de Peixe 2 mi
Second closest tide station Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 8 mi
Third closest tide station Arrifes 8 mi
Fourth closest tide station Vila Franca do Campo 10 mi
Fifth closest tide station Vila do Porto, Santa Maria 64 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to San Miguel - Areias:

Closest ski area Serra da Estrela (Portugal) 984 mi
Second closest ski area Manzaneda (Spain) 1012 mi
Third closest ski area Leitariegos (Spain) 1065 mi
Fourth closest ski area Sierra de Bejar-La Covatilla (Spain) 1078 mi
Fifth closest ski area Valgrande-Pajares (Spain) 1098 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to San Miguel - Areias:

Closest city location Camara de Lobos (Portugal) 603 mi
Second closest city location Funchal (Portugal) 606 mi
Third closest city location Puerto de la Cruz (Spain) 833 mi
Fourth closest city location Los Realejos (Spain) 834 mi
Fifth closest city location La Orotava (Spain) 835 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Areias is Ponta Delgada Airport (PDL) in Acores, which is 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Areias is Santa Maria Airport (SMA), also in Acores, 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Lajes Airport (TER), also in Acores, 170 km (106 miles) away.
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