Faja da Areia Spot ID
Best: Swell NNW | Wind S
Sea Temperature Today is: 17.5 °C
Faja da Areia in Madeira is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the south. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around mid tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Submerged rocks are a hazard.
Overall Faja da Areia Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February
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Town and city forecasts close to Faja da Areia:
- The nearest passenger airport to Faja da Areia is Porto Santo Airport (PXO) in Madeira, which is 72 km (45 miles) away (directly).
- The second closest airport to Faja da Areia is La Palma (Santa Cruz De La Palma) Airport (SPC) in Spain, 470 km (292 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Faja da Areia, Madeira. Use the tab navigation above to view Faja da Areia sea temperature, Faja da Areia photographs, Faja da Areia detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Faja da Areia webcams, current wind from Madeira live weather stations and Faja da Areia 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 da Areia.