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Praia da Rocha ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 1.7

Overall: 3.1

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at Praia da Rocha (light winds from the W at Benafim 36 km from Praia da Rocha). 4.4m 10 s period wind swell from W
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36 km away, 1 h 27 min ago

Light
8 km/h
W
8.0
18.0
Air / Water (°C)
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Praia da Rocha Surf Forecast / Algarve / Portugal

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Monday 11 Dec 2017 WET

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

Today's Praia da Rocha sea temperature is 18.0 °C (Statistics for 11 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 17.6 max: 18.4 min: 17.0 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)-------4-----------3---
Surfscale.metric
Wave
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Energy(?)00000003000000000001000
Wind
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35
NW
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WNW
10
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20
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25
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NNW
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N
10
WNW
10
ENE
10
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5
SSE
10
N
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10
N
Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
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9:33PM
2.21
9:54AM
2.35

10:37PM
2.29
10:55AM
2.38

11:29PM
2.40
11:45AM
2.44

12:11AM
2.50

12:28PM
2.50
12:48AM
2.60

1:06PM
2.55






Low Tide
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3:13PM
0.65

3:39AM
0.81
4:19PM
0.64

4:44AM
0.74
5:13PM
0.59

5:37AM
0.64
5:58PM
0.52

6:21AM
0.54

6:36PM
0.46
7:00AM
0.44

7:12PM
0.40





Note: the tide data above is for Portimao which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Praia da Rocha.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Praia da Rocha blow from the N.
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Summary
rain shwrsrain shwrsclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudsrain shwrssome cloudsclearclearsome cloudsclearclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
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High °C
1414121214111315131617161717131315131415131013
Low °C
1313991291014121315141615111014131214101013
Chill °C (?)
1212910129121512161715161611131513141513812
Sunrise
7:37--7:37--7:37--7:39--7:39--7:41--7:41--7:41-
Sunset
-5:16--5:16--5:16--5:16--5:17--5:17--5:17--5:19
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Mon morning. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Thu afternoon, min 9°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NW on Mon morning, calm by Wed afternoon).Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Fri afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Fri morning, min 10°C on Sat morning). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Praia da Rocha Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Praia da Rocha provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Praia da Rocha can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Praia da Rocha 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 (Praia da Rocha) 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 Praia da Rocha 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.

Praia da Rocha is 4 km (2 miles) from Portimao. If you plan a holiday in The Algarve, look for hotels and other accommodation in Portimao. Portimao has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.