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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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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Faial - Praia do Almoxarife (fresh winds from the SW at Horta 6 km from Faial - Praia do Almoxarife). 2.2m swell from NNW too big with 1.1m 7 s period wind swell from WSW
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1 h 9 min ago

Moderate
29 km/h
SW
Cross-Off
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Faial - Praia do Almoxarife Surf Forecast / Azores / Portugal

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Monday 12 Nov 2018 AZOT

Faial - Praia do Almoxarife surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Faial - Praia do Almoxarife sea temperature is 19.7 °C (Statistics for 12 Nov 1981-2005 - mean: 19.2 max: 21.5 min: 18.3 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.4
NNW
2.2
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3
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3.5
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3
NW
4.5
WNW
4.5
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3
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2.5
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3
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4
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8.5
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9
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9
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6.5
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Period(s) (?)1310111014131414131216191917161615121817161514
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)1828108122072836290965247779351921269844313725281647491289521784311070331646094555947827419052247918001
Wind
(km/h)
30
SW
40
SW
45
SW
45
WNW
40
NW
35
NW
20
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40
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50
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55
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35
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35
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55
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60
WNW
65
WNW
65
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60
NW
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
4:37AM
1.38

4:50PM
1.25

5:24AM
1.32
5:42PM
1.19

6:25AM
1.28
6:56PM
1.15

7:41AM
1.26

8:22PM
1.17
8:54AM
1.29

9:33PM
1.22
9:53AM
1.34

10:26PM
1.30
10:40AM
1.42



Low Tide
/ height (m)
10:09PM
0.69
10:50AM
0.77

10:49PM
0.75
11:44AM
0.82

11:42PM
0.80
12:58PM
0.85

12:58AM
0.84

2:21PM
0.84
2:23AM
0.83

3:28PM
0.78
3:33AM
0.78

4:19PM
0.71
4:26AM
0.71

5:00PM
0.62


Note: the tide data above is for Horta, Azores which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Faial - Praia do Almoxarife.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Faial - Praia do Almoxarife blow from the W.
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Summary
rain shwrssome cloudssome cloudsrisk thund- derrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrslight rainrain shwrsrain shwrsrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrain shwrsclearrain shwrsmod. rainclearrain shwrslight rainlight rainlight rainlight rain
Rain (mm)
1--9512132153142-310-33343
High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
-7:33--7:35--7:35--7:37--7:37--7:39--7:39--7:41
Sunset
--5:42--5:42--5:40--5:39--5:38--5:38--5:37--
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 48mm), heaviest during Thu night. Warm air temperatures (max 21°C on Tue morning, min 15°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the WNW on Wed night, gales from the SW by Thu night).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 48mm), heaviest during Fri night. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Sun morning, min 15°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Sat night, gales from the WNW by Mon afternoon).

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Information about the Faial - Praia do Almoxarife Surf forecast

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

Are you planning a holiday in The Azores? If you are looking for accommodation near Faial - Praia do Almoxarife, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in The Azores, consider staying in Horta which is 4 km (2 miles) away.