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Praia da Vagueira ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 3.7

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Praia da Vagueira break guide

Praia da Vagueira Surf Guide

Praia da Vagueira in Beira is a breakwater break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. The breakwater breaks favour lefts. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Praia da Vagueira Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBreakwaterIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Praia da Vagueira:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Praia da Vagueira 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 49% of the time in December while 49% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
49%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
49%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Praia da Vagueira Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 28 November 2020, 16:01 Local Time
Saturday 28Sun
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 1.6
NW
1.5
NW
1.9
WNW
1.4
NW
Period (s) 17 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 35
SSE 25
SSE 20
SSE 20
SSE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

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Swell History at Praia da Vagueira

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Wind History at Praia da Vagueira

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