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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.8 °C

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Thursday, 19 July 2018, 16:48 Local time
Thursday 19Fri
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 8 8 - -
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 15
NE 15
NNE 15
Wind State off off off off

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Faja Dos Padres in Madeira is an exposed beach and reef break that only works once in a while. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the northeast with some shelter here from southeast winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Azores Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Ribeira Brava, 4 km from Faja Dos Padres.

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Faja Dos Padres Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At Ajuda Funchal wx, 8 km from Faja Dos Padres.


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Overall Faja Dos Padres Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Faja Dos Padres is Porto Santo Airport (PXO) in Madeira, which is 78 km (48 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Faja Dos Padres is La Palma (Santa Cruz De La Palma) Airport (SPC) in Spain, 453 km (281 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Faja Dos Padres, Madeira. Use the tab navigation above to view Faja Dos Padres sea temperature, Faja Dos Padres photographs, Faja Dos Padres detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Faja Dos Padres webcams, current wind from Madeira live weather stations and Faja Dos Padres 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 Faja Dos Padres.