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Paul do Mar ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 2.8

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Paul do Mar Spot ID

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Paul do Mar

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Paul do Mar

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.8 °C

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Thursday, 18 July 2019, 07:58 Local time
Thursday 18
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 10
NE 15
NE 5
Wind State off off off off

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Paul do Mar in Madeira is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. A right hand reef break. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Azores Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Jardim do Mar, 4 km from Paul do Mar.

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Paul do Mar Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Funchal, 5 km from Paul do Mar.


Air temperature
19 °C

Current weather near Paul do Mar

Overall Paul do Mar Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Paul do Mar is Porto Santo Airport (PXO) in Madeira, which is 90 km (56 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Paul do Mar is La Palma (Santa Cruz De La Palma) Airport (SPC) in Spain, 463 km (288 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Paul do Mar, Madeira. Use the tab navigation above to view Paul do Mar sea temperature, Paul do Mar photographs, Paul do Mar detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Paul do Mar webcams, current wind from Madeira live weather stations and Paul do Mar 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 Paul do Mar.