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Azores Surf Reports and Surf Forecasts

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Conditions Summary
 Fajazinha
Star Star Grey Star
6.5ft 11secs 332° 7mph WNW - Onshore - 285°
 Contendas
Star
1.5ft 13secs 186° 10mph NNW - Offshore - 348°
 Pescadore
Star Star Star Grey Star
5.5ft 12secs 324° 10mph NNW - Onshore - 348°
 Ponta do Queimado
Star Star Grey Star Grey Star
7ft 12secs 321° 9mph NW - Onshore - 326°
 Porto Martins- Ponta Negra
Star Star Star Grey Star
5.5ft 12secs 324° 10mph NNW - Onshore - 348°
 Praia da Vitoria
Star
5.5ft 12secs 324° 10mph NNW - Cross/onshore - 348°
 Quatro Ribeiras
Star Star Grey Star Grey Star
7ft 12secs 320° 10mph 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 Melanie Bartels Wins Billabong Girls Pro Rio in Rifling Barrels in Brazil
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Wednesday, September 17, 2008) – Melanie Bartels (HAW), 26, has won the 2008 Billabong Girls Pro Rio, defeating fellow finalist Sofia Mulanovich (PER), 25, in rifling four foot (1.5 metre) barrels at Barra da Tijuca in Rio de Janeiro today.
News Image Billabong Girls Pro Rio On, Potential Champion Crowned Today
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Wednesday, September 17, 2008) – After five consecutive lay days, the Billabong Girls Pro Rio is back in the water with the possibility of crowning a champion by day’s end.
News Image Weather Forces Billabong Girls Pro Rio Off, 6:30am Call Tomorrow
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Tuesday, September 16, 2008) – As soon as event organizers at the Billabong Girls Pro Rio called Quarterfinal action on this afternoon, a rain sqaull came through and cancelled competition for the day, resulting in the fifth straight lay day for event No. 4 of 8 on the 2008 ASP Women’s World Tour.
News Image Rain and Messy Conditions Force Lay Day for Billabong Girls Pro Rio
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Monday, September 15, 2008) – Stormy surf in the five foot (1.5 metre) range was on offer this morning at Barra da Tijuca in Rio De Janeiro, but heavy rains and onshore winds forced event organizers at the Billabong Girls Pro Rio to call another lay day today.
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