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San Miguel - Ponta dos Mosteiros ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.3

Overall: 3.6

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San Miguel - Ponta dos Mosteiros Surf Guide

Ponta dos Mosteiros in Azores(Ilha de S. Miguel) is an exposed reef break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. There are left and right breaking reefs Relatively few surfers here, even on good days.

San Miguel - Ponta dos Mosteiros Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
15.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing San Miguel - Ponta dos Mosteiros:

The best conditions reported for surf at San Miguel - Ponta dos Mosteiros occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf San Miguel - Ponta dos Mosteiros (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing San Miguel - Ponta dos Mosteiros with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 27% of the time in February while 63% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
27%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
63%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
10%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore San Miguel - Ponta dos Mosteiros Location Map

Interactive San Miguel - Ponta dos Mosteiros 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 Miguel - Ponta dos Mosteiros is Ponta Delgada Airport (PDL) in Acores, which is 20 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to San Miguel - Ponta dos Mosteiros is Santa Maria Airport (SMA), also in Acores, 117 km (73 miles) away.

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San Miguel - Ponta dos Mosteiros Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 7 March 2021, 14:58 Local Time
Sunday 07
2PM5PM8PM11PM
Wave (m) 1.7
WNW
1.8
WNW
1.8
WNW
1.5
W
Period (s) 12 12 12 11
Wind (km/h) 20
NW 25
WNW 25
NW 25
NW
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Swell History at San Miguel - Ponta dos Mosteiros

Surf stats for San Miguel - Ponta dos Mosteiros, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at San Miguel - Ponta dos Mosteiros

Wind stats for San Miguel - Ponta dos Mosteiros, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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