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Burgau ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 1.8

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Burgau Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.9 °C

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Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 09:05 Local time
Tuesday 11
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Wave (m) 1.5
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.2
WNW
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 5
WSW 10
WNW 15
NW 10
NNW
Wind State cross-
on
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Burgau in The Algarve is a beach break that has very reliable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days.

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Salema, 4 km from Burgau.

IS AT (local time)

Burgau Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At South Milton wx, 4 km from Burgau.

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Air temperature
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Current weather near Burgau

Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Faro Costeira, 50 miles from Burgau.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.75
0.73
0.65
0.73
Dominant period (s) 14.8 12.5 10.9 14.8

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Overall Burgau Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Burgau Location Maps

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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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Ski Resorts closest to Burgau:

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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.