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Praia de Faro ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.2
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.5

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Praia de Faro Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.8 °C

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Friday, 22 March 2019, 09:51 Local time
Friday 22
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 14 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 20
E 20
Wind State off cross-

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Praia de Faro in The Algarve is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf. Offshore winds are from the northeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Sometimes crowded. Crowds may reach hazard levels at this break - consider wearing a lid.

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Praia de Faro Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Faro Airport, 3 km from Praia de Faro.

moderate winds from the ENE

Air temperature
15 °C

Current weather near Praia de Faro

Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Faro Costeira, 9 miles from Praia de Faro.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.74
Dominant period (s) 9.4 9.4 8.6 8.6

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Overall Praia de Faro Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Town and city forecasts close to Praia de Faro:

  • Closest city location
    1 mi
  • Second closest city location
    4 mi
  • Third closest city location
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    31 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Lepe (Spain)
    47 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Praia de Faro is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, which is 3 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Praia de Faro is Jerez Airport (XRY) in Spain, 175 km (109 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Sevilla Airport (SVQ), also in Spain, 192 km (119 miles) away.
Praia de Faro break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Praia de Faro, Algarve. Use the tab navigation above to view Praia de Faro sea temperature, Praia de Faro photographs, Praia de Faro detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Praia de Faro webcams, current wind from Algarve live weather stations and Praia de Faro 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 Praia de Faro.