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Faja da Areia ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.6

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at Faja da Areia (calm at VE6 Camara De Lobos wx 10 km from Faja da Areia). no significant swell
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Faja da Areia Surf Forecast / Madeira / Portugal

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Tuesday 26 Sep 2017 WEST

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

Today's Faja da Areia sea temperature is 22.8 °C (Statistics for 26 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 23.4 max: 24.7 min: 22.3 °C)

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Period(s) (?)1012131211121111101013121211111077817151413
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Wave
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Energy(?)2101991962402022682462291851331754725003792752061983304279211139845514
Wind
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5 ESE5
5 SE5
5 W5
0 NE0
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0 NW0
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High Tide
/ height (m)
6:29PM
1.60

6:54AM
1.59

7:29PM
1.46
8:05AM
1.50

8:53PM
1.39
9:37AM
1.48

10:27PM
1.43
10:57AM
1.57

11:34PM
1.55
11:51AM
1.72

12:19AM
1.70
12:34PM
1.88

12:58AM
1.86

1:10PM
2.03

Low Tide
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12:37AM
0.65

1:16PM
0.71
1:39AM
0.77

2:38PM
0.79
3:06AM
0.82

4:12PM
0.77

4:34AM
0.77
5:23PM
0.65

5:36AM
0.64
6:11PM
0.50

6:22AM
0.49
6:50PM
0.34

7:01AM
0.33

7:26PM
0.18

Note: the tide data above is for Sao Vicente which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Faja da Areia.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Faja da Areia blow from the S.
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Summary
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High °C
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Sunrise
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Sunset
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Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Tue afternoon, min 20°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Sat afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Sat afternoon, min 19°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Faja da Areia Surf forecast

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

Faja da Areia is 21 km (13 miles) from the city of Camara de Lobos. If you plan a holiday in Madeira, look for hotels and other accommodation in Camara de Lobos. Camara de Lobos has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.