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Praia do Baleal ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 4.0

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Praia do Baleal

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Praia do Baleal

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Praia do Baleal photo

Praia do Baleal

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Praia do Baleal photo

Praia do Baleal

Photo credit: Fernando Barão

Praia do Baleal photo

Praia do Baleal

Photo credit: Fernando Barão

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.3 °C

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Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 22:16 Local time
WedThursday 05
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 10 10 10 16
Wind (km/h) 5
NNW 10
NE 10
E 10
Wind State glass cross cross-

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Praia do Baleal in Peniche is a sheltered beach break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include .

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Peniche, Portugal, 2 km from Praia do Baleal.

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Praia do Baleal Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lourinha, 16 km from Praia do Baleal.

light winds from the SSW

Air temperature
17 °C

Current weather near Praia do Baleal

Overall Praia do Baleal Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Praia do Baleal is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 68 km (42 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Praia do Baleal is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 217 km (135 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Praia do Baleal, Peniche. Use the tab navigation above to view Praia do Baleal sea temperature, Praia do Baleal photographs, Praia do Baleal detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Praia do Baleal webcams, current wind from Peniche live weather stations and Praia do Baleal tide predictions. The Portugal swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Portugal and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Portugal wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Praia do Baleal.

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