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Praia Pequena ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Praia Pequena Surf Guide

Praia Pequena in Lisboa is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Praia Pequena Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Praia Pequena:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Praia Pequena 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 56% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% 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
56%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
3%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Praia Pequena Location Map

Interactive Praia Pequena 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 Pequena is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 30 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Praia Pequena is Talavera La Real (Badajoz) Airport (BJZ) in Spain, 230 km (143 miles) away.

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Praia Pequena Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 09:12 Local Time
Wednesday 14
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 1.1
WSW
1.1
WSW
1.1
WSW
1.1
WSW
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
ESE 10
SE 15
WSW 10
NW
Wind State cross-
off
off cross-
on
on

Swell History at Praia Pequena

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

Wind History at Praia Pequena

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

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