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Praia do Norte ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.2
Difficulty Level: 4.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.6
Crowds: 3.1

Overall: 3.8

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Praia do Norte break guide

Praia do Norte Surf Guide

Praia do Norte in Beira is a reef break that is often working and works all around the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rocks, rips, big waves.

Praia do Norte Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
17.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Praia do Norte:

The best conditions reported for surf at Praia do Norte 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 do Norte (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Praia do Norte 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 35% of the time in December while 53% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 12% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
35%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
53%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
12%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Praia do Norte Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 27 November 2020, 03:09 Local Time
Friday 27
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 2.4
NW
2.4
NW
2.2
NW
2.0
NNW
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
ENE 10
NE 15
N
Wind State off off cross-
off
cross-
off

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Swell History at Praia do Norte

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Wind History at Praia do Norte

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Praia do Norte Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 10 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s43.8
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s55.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s44.2
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s54.6
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s32.6
  • Crowds:Icon  s33.1
  • ...

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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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ludo from Portugal
“Hello, for next Tuesday evening, the notation shows a red triangle. What does that mean ?
Thank you

Editor replies: Hi Ludo. It means that the swell is forecast to be too big to surf at this break.”

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