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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Central Group

Azores

Central Group: Terceira, Graciosa, Sao Jorge, Pico, Faial.

Terceira Island is a Portuguese island in the Azores Archipelago, in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean. Angra do Heroísmo, the historical capital of the Azores, is located in Terceira, and its historical centre is classified in UNESCO's International Heritage list.

Graciosa Island, also known as White Island, belongs to the Central Group of the Archipelago of the Azores. The island has an area of 60,84 km² in an oval form. It has a length of 10 km and a width of 7 km.

Pico (Ilha do Pico) is an island of the Azores noted for its eponymous volcano, its "peak" the highest mountain of Portugal.The island is 17.5 km south of São Jorge (Ilha de São Jorge) and just 7 km west of Fayal (Ilha do Faial). It is 42 km long, has a maximum width of 15 km and an area of 447 km² making the second largest of the Azores islands.

English (Translate this text in English): <b>Central Group</b>: Terceira, Graciosa, Sao Jorge, Pico, Faial.<br /><br /><b>Terceira Island</b> is a Portuguese island in the Azores Archipelago, in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean. Angra do Heroísmo, the historical capital of the Azores, is located in Terceira, and its historical centre is classified in UNESCO's International Heritage list.<br /><br /><b>Graciosa Island</b>, also known as White Island, belongs to the Central Group of the Archipelago of the Azores. The island has an area of 60,84 km² in an oval form. It has a length of 10 km and a width of 7 km.<br /><br /><b>Pico</b> (Ilha do Pico) is an island of the Azores noted for its eponymous volcano, its "peak" the highest mountain of Portugal.The island is 17.5 km south of São Jorge (Ilha de São Jorge) and just 7 km west of Fayal (Ilha do Faial). It is 42 km long, has a maximum width of 15 km and an area of 447 km² making the second largest of the Azores islands.

English (Translate this text in English): &lt;b&gt;Central Group&lt;&#47;b&gt;: Terceira, Graciosa, Sao Jorge, Pico, Faial.&lt;br &#47;&gt;&lt;br &#47;&gt;&lt;b&gt;Terceira Island&lt;&#47;b&gt; is a Portuguese island in the Azores Archipelago, in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean. Angra do Heroísmo, the historical capital of the Azores, is located in Terceira, and its historical centre is classified in UNESCO's International Heritage list.&lt;br &#47;&gt;&lt;br &#47;&gt;&lt;b&gt;Graciosa Island&lt;&#47;b&gt;, also known as White Island, belongs to the Central Group of the Archipelago of the Azores. The island has an area of 60,84 km² in an oval form. It has a length of 10 km and a width of 7 km.&lt;br &#47;&gt;&lt;br &#47;&gt;&lt;b&gt;Pico&lt;&#47;b&gt; (Ilha do Pico) is an island of the Azores noted for its eponymous volcano, its &quot;peak&quot; the highest mountain of Portugal.The island is 17.5 km south of São Jorge (Ilha de São Jorge) and just 7 km west of Fayal (Ilha do Faial). It is 42 km long, has a maximum width of 15 km and an area of 447 km² making the second largest of the Azores islands.

English (Translate this text in English): &amp;lt;b&amp;gt;Central Group&amp;lt;&amp;#47;b&amp;gt;: Terceira, Graciosa, Sao Jorge, Pico, Faial.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;&amp;lt;b&amp;gt;Terceira Island&amp;lt;&amp;#47;b&amp;gt; is a Portuguese island in the Azores Archipelago, in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean. Angra do Heroísmo, the historical capital of the Azores, is located in Terceira, and its historical centre is classified in UNESCO's International Heritage list.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;&amp;lt;b&amp;gt;Graciosa Island&amp;lt;&amp;#47;b&amp;gt;, also known as White Island, belongs to the Central Group of the Archipelago of the Azores. The island has an area of 60,84 km² in an oval form. It has a length of 10 km and a width of 7 km.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;&amp;lt;b&amp;gt;Pico&amp;lt;&amp;#47;b&amp;gt; (Ilha do Pico) is an island of the Azores noted for its eponymous volcano, its &amp;quot;peak&amp;quot; the highest mountain of Portugal.The island is 17.5 km south of São Jorge (Ilha de São Jorge) and just 7 km west of Fayal (Ilha do Faial). It is 42 km long, has a maximum width of 15 km and an area of 447 km² making the second largest of the Azores islands.

Seasonal swell & wind variations:

Dominant swell= NorthWest-North all the year.Dominant wind= South-NorthWest from December to April. SouthWest-North from March to October

English (Translate this text in English): Dominant swell= NorthWest-North all the year.Dominant wind= South-NorthWest from December to April. SouthWest-North from March to October

English (Translate this text in English): Dominant swell= NorthWest-North all the year.Dominant wind= South-NorthWest from December to April. SouthWest-North from March to October

English (Translate this text in English): Dominant swell= NorthWest-North all the year.Dominant wind= South-NorthWest from December to April. SouthWest-North from March to October

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Seasons
Jan/Feb Mar/Apr May/Jun Jul/Aug Sep/Oct Nov/Dec
Best Surfing Season
Typical Swell Size
Surf Equipment Traje de neopreno para surf (springsuit) Traje de neopreno para surf (springsuit) Traje de neopreno para surf (springsuit) Calzones Calzones Traje de neopreno para surf (springsuit)
Water temp. 16°C
61°F
16°C
61°F
19°C
66°F
21°C
70°F
22°C
72°F
18°C
64°F
Air temp. 15°C
59°F
18°C
64°F
24°C
75°F
26°C
79°F
20°C
68°F
16°C
61°F
Climate

Seasonal swell & wind variations

Dominant swell= NorthWest-North all the year.Dominant wind= South-NorthWest from December to April. SouthWest-North from March to October

English (Translate this text in English): Dominant swell= NorthWest-North all the year.Dominant wind= South-NorthWest from December to April. SouthWest-North from March to October

English (Translate this text in English): Dominant swell= NorthWest-North all the year.Dominant wind= South-NorthWest from December to April. SouthWest-North from March to October

English (Translate this text in English): Dominant swell= NorthWest-North all the year.Dominant wind= South-NorthWest from December to April. SouthWest-North from March to October

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Baia das Quatro Ribeiras - / -
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Baixa da Vila Nova 5 / -
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Faja dos Cubres 6 / -
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Porto Martins 3 / 1
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Praia da Vitoria 9 / 1
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Praia do Norte - / -
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Santa Catarina 7 / -
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By JP , 05-06-2009

azores.... - Why are some people so angry in this messages. Azores has a lot to gain from turism, surfing on non-surfing, it brings money and jobs to the islands... and tourists have a lot to gain from the beauty of Azores

By Anonymous , 13-11-2008

informacoes - tiago

existe mais.

By tiago , 07-11-2008

informação - so ha estes picos que estão aqui no site ? obrigado

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