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Santo Amaro ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.3
Consistency of Surf: 1.7
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.4

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Santo Amaro Surf Guide

Santo Amaro in Lisbon is an exposed point break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Best around high tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of rocks and pollution.

Santo Amaro Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
16.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Santo Amaro:

The best conditions reported for surf at Santo Amaro occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Santo Amaro (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Santo Amaro with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 8% of the time in April while 9% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 83% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
8%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
9%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
83%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Santo Amaro Location Map

Interactive Santo Amaro 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 nearest passenger airport to Santo Amaro is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, which is 20 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Santo Amaro is Talavera La Real (Badajoz) Airport (BJZ) in Spain, 218 km (135 miles) away.

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Santo Amaro Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 05:06 Local Time
Friday 14
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 2.2
WNW
2.2
WNW
2.2
WNW
2.0
WNW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 15
NNW 15
NNW 20
NW
Wind State off off off cross-
off

Swell History at Santo Amaro

Surf stats for Santo Amaro, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Santo Amaro

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Santo Amaro. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    0km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s22.5
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s11.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Santo Amaro: