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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: 17.9 °C

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Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 18:48 Local time
Tuesday 17Wed
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 9 6 6 -
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 20
W 20
NW 10
Wind State cross cross-
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Ilha Deserta in The Algarve is a fairly exposed beach break that has very reliable surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the north northwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. The location means that it never gets crowded. Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

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.


Air temperature
24.6 °C

Current weather near Ilha Deserta

Overall Ilha Deserta Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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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.
Ilha Deserta break location map and break info

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.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.