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Maceda ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.2

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Surf Report Feed
Maceda break guidePhoto by: Vitor Wildsurf

Maceda Surf Guide

Maceda in Beira is a beach break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around mid tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up.

Maceda Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
15.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Maceda:

The best conditions reported for surf at Maceda occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Maceda 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 48% of the time in December while 50% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
48%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
50%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Maceda Location Map

Interactive Maceda 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 Maceda is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Maceda is Vila Real Airport (VRL), also in Acores, 88 km (55 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Maceda Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 6 December 2020, 00:34 Local Time
SatSunday 06
9PM0AM3AM6AM
Wave (m) 4.5
NW
4.0
NW
3.5
NW
3.0
NW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 30
NNW 20
NNW 20
NNW 20
NNW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Maceda

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

Wind History at Maceda

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Maceda. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    6km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Maceda: