San Miguel - Ribeira Grande Spot ID
Type: beach and reef
Best: Swell NNW | Wind SE
Sea Temperature Today is: 21.3 °C
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.
For Rabo de Peixe, 4 km from San Miguel - Ribeira Grande.
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At Ponta Delgada Norde, 17 km from San Miguel - Ribeira Grande.
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Intermittent light rain
Overall San Miguel - Ribeira Grande Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October
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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to San Miguel - Ribeira Grande:(click location name for more details)
- Closest break1 mi
- Second closest break2 mi
- Third closest break6 mi
- Fourth closest break7 mi
- Fifth closest break9 mi
Tide stations nearest to San Miguel - Ribeira Grande:
- Closest tide stationRabo de Peixe2 mi
- Second closest tide stationPonta Delgada, Sao Miguel9 mi
- Third closest tide stationArrifes9 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationVila Franca do Campo9 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationVila do Porto, Santa Maria64 mi
Ski Resorts closest to San Miguel - Ribeira Grande:
- Closest ski areaSerra da Estrela (Portugal)983 mi
- Second closest ski areaManzaneda (Spain)1011 mi
- Third closest ski areaLeitariegos (Spain)1064 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaSierra de Bejar-La Covatilla (Spain)1077 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaValgrande-Pajares (Spain)1097 mi
Town and city forecasts close to San Miguel - Ribeira Grande:
- Closest city locationCamara de Lobos (Portugal)602 mi
- Second closest city locationFunchal (Portugal)605 mi
- Third closest city locationPuerto de la Cruz (Spain)832 mi
- Fourth closest city locationLos Realejos (Spain)833 mi
- Fifth closest city locationLa Orotava (Spain)834 mi
- 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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