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Carrapateira ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.6

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Carrapateira (light winds from the NNE at Vales wx 12 km from Carrapateira). 2.9m 14 s period swell from NW
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Carrapateira Surf Forecast / Algarve / Portugal

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Monday 25 Sep 2017 WEST

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

Today's Carrapateira sea temperature is 16.2 °C (Statistics for 25 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 21.2 max: 22.5 min: 19.6 °C)

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

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Period(s) (?)1414131211111213121211111110101212141312121111
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)37162130139179227835916921555553967355351533722654661414431109646497308308
Wind
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15 N15
15 N15
25 NNW25
20 N20
20 N20
25 NNW25
20 N20
10 NNE10
20 NW20
15 N15
10 NNE10
20 NW20
15 N15
15 N15
25 NNW25
25 N25
25 N25
30 NNW30
25 N25
20 N20
25 NNW25
25 N25
20 N20
Wind State(?)cross-
on
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High Tide
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5:55AM
2.49
6:15PM
2.36

6:33AM
2.31
6:56PM
2.15

7:20AM
2.14

7:55PM
1.96
8:27AM
2.01

9:17PM
1.86
9:55AM
1.98

10:49PM
1.90
11:17AM
2.08

11:56PM
2.05
12:14PM
2.26



Low Tide
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11:45PM
0.46
12:05PM
0.54

12:21AM
0.66
12:47PM
0.73

1:05AM
0.85

1:41PM
0.91
2:04AM
1.01

2:59PM
1.03
3:29AM
1.09

4:32PM
1.01

4:57AM
1.03
5:43PM
0.88

6:00AM
0.87
6:34PM
0.68


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 Carrapateira blow from the SE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
1921211920201923232024232024232021201822222018
Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
1921211920201923232024232024232021201722222017
Sunrise
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Sunset
--7:27--7:25--7:23--7:22--7:21--7:20--7:17--
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Thu morning, min 16°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Fri morning, min 17°C on Fri night). Mainly fresh winds.

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Information about the Carrapateira Surf forecast

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

Carrapateira is 23 km (14 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.