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Porto da Cruz ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.4
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.7
Crowds: 3.8

Overall: 3.7

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Porto da Cruz (calm at Madeira Santana wx 7 km from Porto da Cruz). 1.3m 11 s period swell from NW with an additional 1.0m 10 s period swell from N
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Actual: 42 min ago

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Porto da Cruz Surf Forecast / Madeira / Portugal

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Monday 15 Oct 2018 WEST

Porto da Cruz surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Porto da Cruz sea temperature is 23.2 °C (Statistics for 15 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 22.6 max: 23.5 min: 21.5 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
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1.8
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Period(s) (?)121114131212101312888910101010101099812
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Wave
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Energy(?)3492731748170013908144796695214274606449211187137812501024664442307213193147
Wind
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High Tide
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7:02PM
1.52
7:30AM
1.58

8:20PM
1.41
8:56AM
1.51

9:58PM
1.40
10:25AM
1.55

11:13PM
1.49
11:28AM
1.66

12:02AM
1.63
12:13PM
1.79

12:40AM
1.77
12:50PM
1.92

1:14AM
1.90

1:24PM
2.04
Low Tide
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12:52PM
0.62

1:06AM
0.73

2:04PM
0.74
2:26AM
0.83

3:38PM
0.77

4:02AM
0.83
4:58PM
0.70

5:13AM
0.73
5:51PM
0.57

6:03AM
0.60
6:31PM
0.44

6:42AM
0.46

7:06PM
0.30
7:16AM
0.33

Note: the tide data above is for Santana which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Porto da Cruz.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Porto da Cruz blow from the SW.
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Summary
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
8:11--8:11--8:11--8:12--8:14--8:15--8:15--8:15-
Sunset
-7:34--7:31--7:30--7:30--7:29--7:28--7:27--7:25
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Mon night, min 19°C on Mon morning). Mainly fresh winds.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 63mm), heaviest during Sat night. Warm air temperatures (max 21°C on Sat afternoon, min 18°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NNE on Thu night, calm by Mon afternoon).

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Information about the Porto da Cruz Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Porto da Cruz provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Porto da Cruz can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Porto da Cruz surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Porto da Cruz) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Porto da Cruz may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Porto da Cruz is 14 km (9 miles) from Funchal. If you plan a holiday in Madeira, look for hotels and other accommodation in Funchal. Funchal has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.