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Terceira - Santa Catarina ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 2.8

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Terceira – Santa Catarina Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(The Azores, Portugal)

Terceira - Santa Catarina Spot ID

Sérginho in Santa Catarina, national bodyboard competition, Terceira - Santa Catarina photo

Terceira - Santa Catarina

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Santa Catarina, Terceira, Azores, Portugal, Terceira - Santa Catarina photo

Terceira - Santa Catarina

Photo credit: Estrella

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.7 °C

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Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 18:22 Local time
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 16 15 15 14
Wind (km/h) 35
SSE 35
SSE 40
SSE 40
Wind State cross-

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Terceira - Santa Catarina in The Azores is a fairly exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include rocks, rips.

Azores Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Praia da Vitoria, 3 km from Terceira - Santa Catarina.

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Terceira - Santa Catarina Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lajes Air Base Airport, 8 km from Terceira - Santa Catarina.


Air temperature
17 °C

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Overall Terceira - Santa Catarina Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The closest passenger airport to Terceira - Santa Catarina is Lajes Airport (TER) in Acores, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Terceira - Santa Catarina is Graciosa Airport (GRW), also in Acores, 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Third is Sao Jorge Airport (SJZ) in Acores, 98 km (61 miles) away.
  • Pico Airport (PIX) in Acores is 122 km (76 miles) away.
  • Horta Airport (HOR), also in Acores is the fifth nearest airport to Terceira - Santa Catarina and is 147 km (91 miles) away.
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