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San Miguel - Areias ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.6

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San Miguel - Areias Spot ID

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San Miguel - Areias

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San Miguel - Areias

Photo credit: Francisco Melo

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.8 °C

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Friday, 3 April 2020, 01:51 Local time
Friday 03
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 20
SSW 25
SSW 20
Wind State cross-
off off cross-

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Areias in Azores(Ilha de S. Miguel) is a fairly exposed reef break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the south. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the north northwest. A left hand reef. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Azores Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Rabo de Peixe, 3 km from San Miguel - Areias.

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San Miguel - Areias Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ponta Delgada Norde, 15 km from San Miguel - Areias.

light winds from the SSW

state of sky unchanged
Air temperature
16.2 °C

Current weather near San Miguel - Areias

Overall San Miguel - Areias Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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San Miguel - Areias Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to San Miguel - Areias:

  • Closest tide station
    Rabo de Peixe
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
    8 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    8 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Vila Franca do Campo
    10 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Vila do Porto, Santa Maria
    64 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to San Miguel - Areias is Ponta Delgada Airport (PDL) in Acores, which is 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to San Miguel - Areias is Santa Maria Airport (SMA), also in Acores, 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Lajes Airport (TER), also in Acores, 170 km (106 miles) away.
San Miguel - Areias break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for San Miguel - Areias, Azores. Use the tab navigation above to view San Miguel - Areias sea temperature, San Miguel - Areias photographs, San Miguel - Areias detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, San Miguel - Areias webcams, current wind from Azores live weather stations and San Miguel - Areias tide predictions. The Portugal swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Portugal and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Portugal wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around San Miguel - Areias.