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Cresmina ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Cresmina break guidePhoto by: Biliana Stefanova

Cresmina Surf Guide

Cresmina in Lisboa is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up.

Cresmina Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cresmina:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cresmina occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Cresmina 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 36% of the time in December while 60% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 4% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
36%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
60%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
4%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cresmina Location Map

Interactive Cresmina 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 Cresmina is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 30 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Cresmina is Talavera La Real (Badajoz) Airport (BJZ) in Spain, 231 km (143 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Cresmina Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 08:12 Local Time
Monday 19
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 1.5
NW
1.5
NW
1.5
NW
1.5
NW
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 15
WNW 15
NW 15
NW
Wind State on on on on

What does Cresmina look like?

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Swell History at Cresmina

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Wind History at Cresmina

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

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    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef/jetty
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    6km away
    • Icon reef  redReef/jetty
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: inconsistent
    6km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    8km away

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