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Santa Maria – Praia Formosa Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(The Azores, Portugal)

Santa Maria - Praia Formosa Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.1 °C

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Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 08:43 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.4
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Period (s) 8 8 7 7
Wind (km/h) 5
NW 10
WNW 15
WNW 15
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Wind State cross-
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Santa Maria - Praia Formosa in The Azores is an exposed beach and reef break that is often working and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right and there are also right and left reef breaks (right is best). A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of rocks, rips.

Azores Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Vila do Porto, Santa Maria, Azores, 5 km from Santa Maria - Praia Formosa.

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Santa Maria - Praia Formosa Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Praia Formosa Santa Maria wx, 0 km from Santa Maria - Praia Formosa.

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Overall Santa Maria - Praia Formosa Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Santa Maria - Praia Formosa is Santa Maria Airport (SMA) in Acores, which is 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Santa Maria - Praia Formosa is Ponta Delgada Airport (PDL), also in Acores, 103 km (64 miles) away.
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