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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 (light winds from the NW at Horta/Faial Island Airport 10 km from Faial - Praia do Almoxarife). 1.3m 11 s period swell from WNW with an additional 1.0m 14 s period swell from NNW
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1 h 27 min ago

Light
15 km/h
NW
Cross-Off
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Faial - Praia do Almoxarife Surf Forecast / Azores / Portugal

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Friday 15 Dec 2017 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 18.7 °C (Statistics for 15 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 17.6 max: 19.4 min: 16.6 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1
NNW
1
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1.1
NNW
1.4
WNW
1.8
WNW
1.7
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1.8
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1.8
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1.3
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3
WSW
3.5
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1.7
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0.9
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0.7
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0.6
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0.9
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0.8
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0.8
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Period(s) (?)121012151414141313121313131313121211121210109
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)297208392953140210971172110753954030663671318322321003613411217140108171117110
Wind
(km/h)
20
W
15
WNW
15
SW
15
SW
15
SW
15
SSW
25
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25
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35
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40
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10
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20
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30
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40
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35
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35
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35
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25
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25
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25
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25
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Wind State(?)offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
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off
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High Tide
/ height (m)
11:45AM
1.45

12:08AM
1.47
12:21PM
1.46

12:42AM
1.50
12:54PM
1.46

1:14AM
1.52
1:25PM
1.45

1:45AM
1.52
1:55PM
1.44

2:15AM
1.52

2:26PM
1.42






Low Tide
/ height (m)

6:00PM
0.54

6:20AM
0.56
6:33PM
0.52

6:54AM
0.55
7:02PM
0.51

7:24AM
0.54
7:30PM
0.50

7:53AM
0.55
7:56PM
0.51

8:22AM
0.56

8:25PM
0.52





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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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
8:03--8:04--8:06--8:06--8:07--8:07--8:07--8:07-
Sunset
-5:34--5:34--5:35--5:35--5:35--5:36--5:36--5:37
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 12mm), heaviest on Mon night. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Fri afternoon, min 17°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Fri night, strong winds from the SSW by Mon afternoon).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 66mm), heaviest during Mon night. Cool air temperatures (max 19°C on Tue afternoon, min 17°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon night, fresh winds from the SSE by Tue night).

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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.

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