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Arrifana ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.9
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.2
Crowds: 2.4

Overall: 3.2

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Arrifana Surf Forecast / Algarve / Portugal

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Wednesday 20 Jun 2018 WEST

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

Today's Arrifana sea temperature is 15.5 °C (Statistics for 20 Jun 1981-2005 - mean: 19.7 max: 21.0 min: 18.6 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.1
NW
1.1
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0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.9
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0.9
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0.9
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0.7
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0.4
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Period(s) (?)11111010101098998887111110101010999
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)28326818917316314812675654635141527232982545251483225
Wind
(km/h)
15
SSE
5
NNE
5
WNW
10
WNW
10
NNW
5
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15
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10
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5
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15
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10
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15
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15
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15
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20
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15
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Wind State(?)cross-
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glasscrosscross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

9:13PM
2.49
10:00AM
2.25

10:23PM
2.41
11:07AM
2.27

11:29PM
2.38
12:06PM
2.34

12:27AM
2.39
12:56PM
2.43

1:16AM
2.42

1:40PM
2.52
1:59AM
2.47

2:19PM
2.60
2:38AM
2.50

2:55PM
2.66

Low Tide
/ height (m)

3:43AM
0.54

4:05PM
0.72

4:50AM
0.58
5:15PM
0.71

5:50AM
0.58
6:16PM
0.65

6:42AM
0.54

7:07PM
0.57
7:26AM
0.50

7:52PM
0.49
8:06AM
0.45

8:32PM
0.42
8:43AM
0.41

9:09PM
0.36

Note: the tide data above is for Amoreira which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Arrifana.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Arrifana blow from the NE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
2121242320222219222117212017201917202016212016
Sunrise
--6:15--6:15--6:15--6:16--6:16--6:16--6:16--
Sunset
8:59--8:59--8:59--8:59--8:59--8:59--8:59--9:00-
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Wed night. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Thu morning, min 16°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 21°C on Sun morning, min 16°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Arrifana Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Arrifana provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Arrifana can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Arrifana 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 (Arrifana) 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 Arrifana 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.

Arrifana is 27 km (17 miles) from Lagos. If you plan a holiday in The Algarve, look for hotels and other accommodation in Lagos. Lagos has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.