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Crazy Left ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Crazy Left Surf Guide

Crazy Left in Ericeira is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. A reef breaks left. Best around high tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of rips and rocks.

Crazy Left Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
16.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Crazy Left:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Crazy Left 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 19% of the time in December while 17% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 64% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
19%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
17%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
64%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Crazy Left Location Map

Interactive Crazy Left 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 Crazy Left is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 33 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Crazy Left is Talavera La Real (Badajoz) Airport (BJZ) in Spain, 225 km (140 miles) away.

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Crazy Left Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 06:28 Local Time
Tuesday 20
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 1.6
NW
1.5
NW
1.4
NW
1.4
NW
Period (s) 13 13 14 13
Wind (km/h) 15
NW 15
NW 20
NW 15
NW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Crazy Left

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

Wind History at Crazy Left

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s44.3
    Reliability: very consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.9
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Crazy Left: