San Miguel - Ribeira Grande Spot ID
Type: beach and reef
Best: Swell NNW | Wind SE
Sea Temperature Today is: 18.2 °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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Overall San Miguel - Ribeira Grande Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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Town and city forecasts close to San Miguel - Ribeira Grande:
- The closest passenger airport to San Miguel - Ribeira Grande is Ponta Delgada Airport (PDL) in Acores, which is 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to San Miguel - 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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