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Faial - Praia do Almoxarife ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Faial – Praia do Almoxarife Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(The Azores, Portugal)

Faial - Praia do Almoxarife Spot ID

A Calm day  in Faial, Faial - Praia do Almoxarife photo

Faial - Praia do Almoxarife

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Almoxarife, Faial - Praia do Almoxarife photo

Faial - Praia do Almoxarife

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Faial - Praia do Almoxarife

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.8 °C

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Thursday, 23 November 2017, 17:45 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.5
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2.3
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2.1
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Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 25
NE 30
NE 30
ENE
Wind State cross-
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Praia do Almoxarife in Azores(Ilha do Faial) is a sheltered beach break that has quite reliable surf. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Azores Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Horta, Azores, 3 km from Faial - Praia do Almoxarife.

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Faial - Praia do Almoxarife Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rua Advogado Graca Horta wx, 3 km from Faial - Praia do Almoxarife.

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Overall Faial - Praia do Almoxarife Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Faial - Praia do Almoxarife is Horta Airport (HOR) in Acores, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Faial - Praia do Almoxarife is Pico Airport (PIX), also in Acores, 15 km (9 miles) away.
  • Third is Sao Jorge Airport (SJZ) in Acores, 40 km (25 miles) away.
  • Graciosa Airport (GRW) in Acores is 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Lajes Airport (TER), also in Acores is the fifth nearest airport to Faial - Praia do Almoxarife and is 134 km (83 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Faial - Praia do Almoxarife, Azores. Use the tab navigation above to view Faial - Praia do Almoxarife sea temperature, Faial - Praia do Almoxarife photographs, Faial - Praia do Almoxarife detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Faial - Praia do Almoxarife webcams, current wind from Azores live weather stations and Faial - Praia do Almoxarife 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 Faial - Praia do Almoxarife.