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Praia Azul Surf Guide

Praia Azul in Peniche is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of .

Praia Azul Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Praia Azul:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Praia Azul 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 41% of the time in December while 54% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
41%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
54%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
5%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Praia Azul Location Map

Interactive Praia Azul 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 Praia Azul is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 43 km (27 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Praia Azul is Talavera La Real (Badajoz) Airport (BJZ) in Spain, 224 km (139 miles) away.

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Praia Azul Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 28 May 2022, 11:49 Local Time
Saturday 28
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m)
1.3
NW
1.4
NW
1.4
NW
1.3
NW
Period (s) 14 13 13 12
Wind (km/h)
10
20
25
20
Wind State cross cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Praia Azul

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

Wind History at Praia Azul

Wind stats for Praia Azul, 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 Praia Azul. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.3
    Reliability: consistent
    11km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    12km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    13km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    14km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Praia Azul: