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San Miguel - Ribeira Grande ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.7
Difficulty Level: 5.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.7

Overall: 4.8

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San Miguel – Ribeira Grande Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(The Azores, Portugal)

San Miguel - Ribeira Grande Spot ID

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.0 °C

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Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 10:45 Local time
Tuesday 09
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 30
WSW 30
WSW 35
WSW 35
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Ribeira Grande in Azores(Ilha de S. Miguel) is a fairly exposed beach break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. It very rarely gets crowded here.

Azores Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Rabo de Peixe, 4 km from San Miguel - Ribeira Grande.

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San Miguel - Ribeira Grande Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ponta Delgada Norde, 17 km from San Miguel - Ribeira Grande.

moderate winds from the W

Air temperature
15.0 °C

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Overall San Miguel - Ribeira Grande Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The closest passenger airport to Ribeira Grande is Ponta Delgada Airport (PDL) in Acores, which is 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ribeira Grande is Santa Maria Airport (SMA), also in Acores, 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Lajes Airport (TER), also in Acores, 171 km (106 miles) away.
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