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Afife ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.2
Difficulty Level: 3.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.4

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Afife Surf Forecast / Douro & Minho / Portugal

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Tuesday 30 Aug 2016 WEST

Afife surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Afife sea temperature is 15.1 °C (Statistics for 30 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 18.9 max: 20.4 min: 17.5 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)7612111513121110101412131715141110109151313
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)104416918322778164735420820018446969219997364453142121481985078491581
Wind
(km/h)
15 NW15
15 N15
15 N15
25 NNW25
15 N15
5 N5
10 NW10
5 NNW5
5 NNW5
15 NW15
5 NNE5
5 WNW5
10 WNW10
5 NNW5
5 N5
10 NW10
5 NNE5
10 N10
15 NNW15
10 NNE10
5 NE5
15 NNW15
15 N15
Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

2:57AM
2.79

3:13PM
3.05
3:35AM
2.88

3:50PM
3.11

4:10AM
2.92
4:24PM
3.12

4:43AM
2.92
4:57PM
3.07

5:15AM
2.88
5:30PM
2.96

5:48AM
2.79
6:03PM
2.81

6:22AM
2.66
6:38PM
2.62

Low Tide
/ height (m)

8:49PM
0.24
9:00AM
0.28

9:28PM
0.15
9:38AM
0.20

10:04PM
0.11
10:13AM
0.16

10:38PM
0.11
10:47AM
0.18

11:09PM
0.18
11:20AM
0.25

11:42PM
0.28
11:53AM
0.36

12:14AM
0.43
12:28PM
0.51


Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Afife blow from the E.
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rain showers
Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
2319242522262624272624252720252523272724323124
Low °C
2117192418232423252423252219222221242523282923
Chill °C (?)
2319242522262624272624252720252523272724323124
Sunrise
--7:00--7:01--7:01--7:03--7:03--7:05--7:05--
Sunset
8:10--8:08--8:07--8:06--8:04--8:01--8:00--7:59-
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Fri morning, min 17°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 6mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Very warm air temperatures (max 32°C on Tue morning, min 19°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Afife Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Afife provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Afife can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Afife surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Afife) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Afife may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Afife is 10 km (6 miles) from Viana do Castelo. If you plan a holiday in Douro and Minho, look for hotels and other accommodation in Viana do Castelo. Viana do Castelo has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.