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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 offshore at Faial - Praia do Almoxarife (fresh winds from the W at Horta 6 km from Faial - Praia do Almoxarife). 2.6m swell from W too big with an additional 0.6m 13 s period swell from NNW
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1 h 46 min ago

Moderate
29 km/h
W
Offshore
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Faial - Praia do Almoxarife Surf Forecast / Azores / Portugal

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 am Friday 22 Feb 2019 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 15.8 °C (Statistics for 22 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 15.9 max: 17.3 min: 14.7 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
6
W
6
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3
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7
WSW
8
W
6.5
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3.5
WSW
3
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4
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2.1
NNW
1.8
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2.2
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2.5
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3
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2.2
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3
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3
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4.5
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5
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3
WNW
Period(s) (?)1516141416161312101211131414141011131717161515
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)158421617133061904734218187394226253831761138859150325392955178317001973298612264137091096964924343
Wind
(km/h)
40
W
35
WSW
65
S
65
SW
40
WSW
20
SW
20
SSE
40
SSE
35
W
25
SSW
25
SW
35
NW
30
NNW
20
WNW
40
SW
20
W
20
SW
20
SW
20
W
15
NW
0
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20
SW
20
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Wind State(?)offcross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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High Tide
/ height (m)

3:26PM
1.46
3:45AM
1.53

4:13PM
1.39
4:34AM
1.43

5:06PM
1.32

5:30AM
1.33
6:09PM
1.26

6:39AM
1.24
7:27PM
1.23

8:00AM
1.20

8:48PM
1.24
9:19AM
1.20

9:55PM
1.29
10:21AM
1.23

Low Tide
/ height (m)
9:19AM
0.38

9:28PM
0.44
10:05AM
0.46

10:17PM
0.52
10:55AM
0.54

11:14PM
0.61
11:55AM
0.62

12:25AM
0.68
1:07PM
0.67

1:53AM
0.71

2:26PM
0.69
3:17AM
0.70

3:36PM
0.67
4:23AM
0.65

4:30PM
0.63

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
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Rain (mm)
2381634-212435--11-1-----
High °C
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Low °C
1213141514121314111011111112121717161616141415
Chill °C (?)
10101314121012121289999141616151515151314
Sunrise
7:35--7:33--7:33--7:31--7:30--7:28--7:26--7:26-
Sunset
-6:39--6:40--6:42--6:43--6:44--6:45--6:45--6:46
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 61mm), heaviest during Sat morning. Cool air temperatures (max 16°C on Fri night, min 10°C on Mon morning). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the S on Fri night, light winds from the SSW by Sun morning).Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Mon night. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Wed morning, min 11°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SW on Tue night, calm by Thu 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.

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.