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Ferrel ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.1

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Ferrel Surf Guide

Ferrel in Peniche is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the north northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here.

Ferrel Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.1
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
16.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ferrel:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Ferrel 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 35% of the time in December while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 13% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
35%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
52%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
13%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ferrel Location Map

Interactive Ferrel 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 Ferrel is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 69 km (43 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Ferrel is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 213 km (132 miles) away.

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Ferrel Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 18:58 Local Time
Tuesday 18Wed
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 1.1
WNW
1.5
NW
1.8
NW
2.0
NW
Period (s) 10 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 25
N 30
N 30
N 35
N
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Ferrel

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

Wind History at Ferrel

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

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    • Icon  s32.6
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    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.9
    Reliability: very consistent
    5km away

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