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Martinhal ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.6

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Martinhal Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.9 °C

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Monday, 24 April 2017, 18:17 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
WNW 20
NW 20
NNW 25
Wind State cross-
off off off

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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 .

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Beliche, 5 km from Martinhal.

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Martinhal Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Municipality Vila Do Bispo wx, 1 km from Martinhal.


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Air temperature
18.4 °C

Current weather near Martinhal

Overall Martinhal Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Tide stations nearest to Martinhal:

  • Closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    20 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    23 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    38 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    46 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Martinhal:

  • Closest city location
    23 mi
  • Second closest city location
    53 mi
  • Third closest city location
    55 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    60 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    90 mi


  • 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.
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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.