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San Miguel - Ribeira Quente ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.1

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San Miguel – Ribeira Quente Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(The Azores, Portugal)

San Miguel - Ribeira Quente Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.8 °C

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Saturday, 21 April 2018, 21:23 Local time
SatSunday 22
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 10
NNW 10
NNW 10
Wind State off off cross-

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Ribeira Quente in Azores(Ilha de S. Miguel) is a quite exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the north with some shelter here from west winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A left hand reef. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Watch out for rocks.

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  • The closest passenger airport to San Miguel - Ribeira Quente is Ponta Delgada Airport (PDL) in Acores, which is 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to San Miguel - Ribeira Quente is Santa Maria Airport (SMA), also in Acores, 86 km (53 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Lajes Airport (TER), also in Acores, 194 km (120 miles) away.
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