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Praia da Tocha ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.4
Difficulty Level: 3.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.2
Crowds: 3.6

Overall: 3.7

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Praia da Tocha break guidePhoto by: toti.creal

Praia da Tocha Surf Guide

Praia da Tocha in Beira is a beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of 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 breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of - Rips / undertow.

Praia da Tocha Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Praia da Tocha:

The best conditions reported for surf at Praia da Tocha 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 Praia da Tocha (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Praia da Tocha 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 46% of the time in December while 51% 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
46%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
51%
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).
Praia da Tocha Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 28 November 2020, 16:28 Local Time
Saturday 28Sun
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 1.6
NW
1.7
WNW
2.0
WNW
2.1
WNW
Period (s) 17 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 35
SSE 30
SSE 20
S 20
SSE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Praia da Tocha

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

Wind History at Praia da Tocha

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

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