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Mini Pipe ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Mini Pipe Surf Guide

Mini Pipe in Peniche is a reef break that does not work very often. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Mini Pipe Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
16.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Mini Pipe:

The best conditions reported for surf at Mini Pipe occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Mini Pipe 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 3% of the time in December while 4% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 93% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
3%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
4%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
93%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Mini Pipe Location Map

Interactive Mini Pipe 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 Mini Pipe is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 64 km (40 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Mini Pipe is Porto Airport (OPO) in Acores, 222 km (138 miles) away.

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Mini Pipe Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 06:13 Local Time
Friday 14
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) -
-
2.1
WNW
2.0
WNW
2.0
WNW
Period (s) - 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
N 20
NNW 15
N 10
NNW
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Mini Pipe

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

Wind History at Mini Pipe

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

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