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Carriagem ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Carriagem Surf Guide

Carriagem in South Portugal is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here.

Carriagem Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
16.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Carriagem:

The best conditions reported for surf at Carriagem occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Carriagem (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Carriagem with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 44% of the time in December while 49% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
44%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
49%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
7%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Carriagem Location Map

Interactive Carriagem surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Carriagem is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, which is 87 km (54 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Carriagem is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, 162 km (101 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Carriagem Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 22:11 Local Time
SunMonday 17
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 2.1
NW
2.1
NW
2.1
NW
1.6
NW
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 20
NNW 20
N 15
N 20
N
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Carriagem

Surf stats for Carriagem, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Carriagem

Wind stats for Carriagem, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Carriagem. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s33.5
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    10km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Carriagem: