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Terceira - Praia do Norte ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Terceira - Praia do Norte Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.2 °C

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Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 11:57 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.2
NW
2.2
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2.1
NW
1.9
NW
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
ENE 15
E 15
E
Wind State on cross-
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Terceira - Praia do Norte in The Azores is an exposed point break that has very consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of - Urchins - Rocks.

Azores Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Praia da Vitoria, 6 km from Terceira - Praia do Norte.

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Terceira - Praia do Norte Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lajes Air Base Airport, 2 km from Terceira - Praia do Norte.

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Current weather near Terceira - Praia do Norte

Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Praia da Vitória (Terceira), 5 miles from Terceira - Praia do Norte.

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Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 2.09
2.09
2.09
2.09
Average period (s) 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4

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Overall Terceira - Praia do Norte Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Terceira - Praia do Norte is Lajes Airport (TER) in Acores, 2 km (1 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Terceira - Praia do Norte is Graciosa Airport (GRW), also in Acores, 88 km (55 miles) away.
  • Third is Sao Jorge Airport (SJZ) in Acores, 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Pico Airport (PIX) in Acores is 120 km (75 miles) away.
  • Horta Airport (HOR), also in Acores is the fifth nearest airport to Terceira - Praia do Norte and is 144 km (89 miles) away.
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