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Ilha Deserta ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 2.3

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Ilha Deserta Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.3 °C

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Saturday, 26 May 2018, 22:47 Local time
SatSunday 27
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 12 - - -
Wind (km/h) 10
W 5
W 5
Wind State cross-

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Ilha Deserta in The Algarve is a fairly exposed beach break that has very consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the north northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the south. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A remote wave spot that never gets crowded. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Faro Olhao, Portugal, 1 km from Ilha Deserta.

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Ilha Deserta Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Porto de Faro wx, 6 km from Ilha Deserta.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
17.5 °C

Current weather near Ilha Deserta

Overall Ilha Deserta Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Town and city forecasts close to Ilha Deserta:

  • Closest city location
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    6 mi
  • Third closest city location
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    39 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Lepe (Spain)
    42 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Ilha Deserta is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, which is 10 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ilha Deserta is Jerez Airport (XRY) in Spain, 164 km (102 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Sevilla Airport (SVQ), also in Spain, 183 km (114 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ilha Deserta, Algarve. Use the tab navigation above to view Ilha Deserta sea temperature, Ilha Deserta photographs, Ilha Deserta detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ilha Deserta webcams, current wind from Algarve live weather stations and Ilha Deserta 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 Ilha Deserta.