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Malhão ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.6

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Malhão Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.0 °C

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Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 01:00 Local time
Wednesday 27
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 10 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 15
ENE 15
ENE 10
Wind State cross-

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Malhano in South Portugal is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Praia dos Aivados, 1 km from Malhão.

IS AT (local time)

Malhão Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At San Valentino, 19 km from Malhão.

light winds from the ESE

Air temperature
14.6 °C

Current weather near Malhão

Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Sines, 12 miles from Malhão.

  9PM 10PM 11PM 12AM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.83
Dominant period (s) 12.5 13.3 12.5 14.1

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Overall Malhão Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Tide stations nearest to Malhão:

  • Closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    47 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    47 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    48 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    48 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Malhão:

  • Closest city location
    47 mi
  • Second closest city location
    48 mi
  • Third closest city location
    52 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    53 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    60 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Malhão is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, which is 113 km (70 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Malhão is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, 115 km (71 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Malhão, Alentejo. Use the tab navigation above to view Malhão sea temperature, Malhão photographs, Malhão detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Malhão webcams, current wind from Alentejo live weather stations and Malhão 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 Malhão.