Martinhal Spot ID
Best: Swell SW | Wind NW
Sea Temperature Today is: 16.9 °C
Martinhal in The Algarve is a sheltered beach break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of .
Overall Martinhal Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April
The graph shows the variation of swells directed at Martinhal through a typical April. ... (show all text)
The rose diagram illustrates how frequently and how strongly the wind blows from differ... (show all text)
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- The nearest passenger airport to Martinhal is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, which is 85 km (53 miles) away (directly).
- The second closest airport to Martinhal is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, 197 km (122 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Martinhal, Algarve. Use the tab navigation above to view Martinhal sea temperature, Martinhal photographs, Martinhal detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Martinhal webcams, current wind from Algarve live weather stations and Martinhal 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 Martinhal.