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Azores Surf Reports and Surf Forecasts

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Conditions Summary
 Fajazinha
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6.5ft 11secs 332° 6mph W - Onshore - 276°
 Contendas
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1.5ft 13secs 185° 8mph N - Offshore - 357°
 Pescadore
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5.5ft 12secs 325° 8mph N - Onshore - 357°
 Ponta do Queimado
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6.5ft 12secs 325° 7mph NW - Onshore - 322°
 Porto Martins- Ponta Negra
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5.5ft 12secs 325° 8mph N - Onshore - 357°
 Praia da Vitoria
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5.5ft 12secs 325° 8mph N - Cross/onshore - 357°
 Quatro Ribeiras
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6.5ft 12secs 321° 7mph NNW - Onshore - 328°
Add a New Surf SpotRegional Overview
Sitting pretty, 800 miles out into the Atlantic, these islands blasted by swells from the North Atlantic hold a multitude of thick, heavy, reefs and points. Winter is the most productive period with spring and autumn almost as good, even summer still has waves despite the Azores High. Access either to the islands or once on the islands, to the waves, is not easy but perseverance is rewarded by low crowds and short-lived but high quality swells. The 360 degree swell exposure allows almost any wind and swell combination. The locals have been surfing the region since the 1920s but it was American servicemen who popularised it in the 1960s. Sea temperatures range from 17 to 22°C or 62 to 72°F.
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Local News
News Image Habagat’s Irony, The beauty and the destruction
With its typically placid waters the Davao Gulf is not known for any surfing grounds, however the month of August heralds a climatic exception when the placid waters give way to the monsoon waves of Habagat. The season lasts a little over a month and this year it has been one the most active monsoons for some time with large stretches of the coastline drastically altered by the ravages of the flooding waves and many unfortunate coastal communities having their lives turned upside down. Local victims of these erratic climatic patterns are substantiating what climatologists have started to term as collateral damage from western emissions. Few locals see any benefit from these changes and the damaging waves, but the angry forces of nature bring a paradox of both pleasure and pain. For the few local surfers the coastline was lit up. The power and beauty of nature’s energy in its most raw form unfolded upon their shores exposing how the coastline of Davao Gulf is perfectly moulded for the art and sport of Surfing
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