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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

Icon  reefReefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
17.3°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.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Carriagem Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 20:45 Local Time
TueWednesday 21
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 8 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 25
SW 25
SW 20
WSW 15
Wind State 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.

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    Reliability: very consistent
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