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San Miguel - Ribeira Grande ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.7
Difficulty Level: 5.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.7

Overall: 4.8

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San Miguel - Ribeira Grande Spot ID

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.5 °C

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Saturday, 19 October 2019, 02:51 Local time
Saturday 19
Wave (m) 2.3
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 20
N 25
N 20
Wind State cross-

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Ribeira Grande in Azores(Ilha de S. Miguel) is a fairly exposed beach break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. It very rarely gets crowded here.

Azores Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Rabo de Peixe, 4 km from San Miguel - Ribeira Grande.

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San Miguel - Ribeira Grande Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ponta Delgada, 16 km from San Miguel - Ribeira Grande.

light winds from the N

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Air temperature
18.1 °C

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  • The closest passenger airport to San Miguel - Ribeira Grande is Ponta Delgada Airport (PDL) in Acores, which is 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to San Miguel - Ribeira Grande is Santa Maria Airport (SMA), also in Acores, 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Lajes Airport (TER), also in Acores, 171 km (106 miles) away.
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