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San Jorge - Faja dos Cubres ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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San Jorge - Faja dos Cubres Surf Guide

Faja dos Cubres in Azores(Ilha de San Jorge) is an exposed beach and point break that has fairly consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

San Jorge - Faja dos Cubres Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and pointIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing San Jorge - Faja dos Cubres:

The best conditions reported for surf at San Jorge - Faja dos Cubres occur when a North-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf San Jorge - Faja dos Cubres (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing San Jorge - Faja dos Cubres with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 46% of the time in January while 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 21% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
46%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
33%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
21%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore San Jorge - Faja dos Cubres Location Map

Interactive San Jorge - Faja dos Cubres 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 closest passenger airport to San Jorge - Faja dos Cubres is Sao Jorge Airport (SJZ) in Acores, 23 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to San Jorge - Faja dos Cubres is Pico Airport (PIX), also in Acores, 46 km (29 miles) away.

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San Jorge - Faja dos Cubres Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 10:33 Local Time
Thursday 15
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m) 1.4
W
1.5
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1.7
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1.7
W
Period (s) 11 11 13 12
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 10
SSW 15
SSW 10
SSW
Wind State off cross-
off
off cross-
off

Swell History at San Jorge - Faja dos Cubres

Surf stats for San Jorge - Faja dos Cubres, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at San Jorge - Faja dos Cubres

Wind stats for San Jorge - Faja dos Cubres, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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