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San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira break guide

San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira Surf Guide

Punta da Caldeira in Azores(Ilha de San Jorge) is an exposed point break that has quite reliable surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the southwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. and there is a left hand point break as well. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days.

San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira:

The best conditions reported for surf at San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira occur when a North-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 48% of the time in February while 34% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 18% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
48%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
34%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
18%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira Location Map

Interactive San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira 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 closest passenger airport to San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira is Sao Jorge Airport (SJZ) in Acores, 20 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira is Pico Airport (PIX), also in Acores, 43 km (27 miles) away.

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San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 01:34 Local Time
Wednesday 23
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 0.9
NE
0.9
NE
0.9
NE
0.9
NE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
5
5
5
0
Wind State cross-
off
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Swell History at San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira

Surf stats for San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira

Wind stats for San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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