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Burgau ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Burgau Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.3 °C

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Thursday, 5 May 2016, 05:52 Local time
Thursday 05
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 0.7
SE
0.7
ESE
0.8
SE
0.6
SE
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
ESE 15
SE 15
SSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross-
on
on

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Burgau in The Algarveis a beach break that is usually a safe bet. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of .

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Salema, 4 km from Burgau.

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Burgau Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Portimao, 22 km from Burgau.

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Air temperature
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Current weather near Burgau

Overall Burgau Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Tide stations nearest to Burgau:

  • Closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    29 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    37 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Burgau:

  • Closest city location
    14 mi
  • Second closest city location
    45 mi
  • Third closest city location
    47 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    52 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    82 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Burgau is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, which is 72 km (45 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Burgau is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, 193 km (120 miles) away.
Burgau break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Burgau, Algarve. Use the tab navigation above to view Burgau sea temperature, Burgau photographs, Burgau detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Burgau webcams, current wind from Algarve live weather stations and Burgau tide predictions. The Portugal swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Portugal and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Portugal wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Burgau.


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