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Praia do Amado ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.1
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 2.9

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Praia do Amado Spot ID

Praia Amado Portugal 2010, Praia do Amado photo

Praia do Amado

Photo credit: jens

Praia do Amado photo

Praia do Amado

Photo credit: Rapha

Praia do Amado photo

Praia do Amado

Photo credit: Rapha

swell bonito, Praia do Amado photo

Praia do Amado

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.4 °C

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Monday, 6 July 2015, 10:35 Local time
Monday 06
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 1.2
NNW
0.9
NW
1.3
NW
1.4
NW
Period (s) 7 8 8 9
Wind (km/h) 35
N 35
NNW 40
NNW 45
NNW
Wind State cross cross cross-
on
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Praia do Amado in South Portugal is a fairly exposed beach break that is usually a safe bet and works all around the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east with some shelter here from north winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for .

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Carrapateira, 4 km from Praia do Amado.

IS AT (local time)

Praia do Amado Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP1230, 32 km from Praia do Amado.

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Air temperature
20.0 °C

Current weather near Praia do Amado

Overall Praia do Amado Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Also see Praia do Amado surf quality by season and Praia do Amado surf quality by month.

Praia do Amado Location Maps

Praia do Amado Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Praia do Amado:

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Wave buoys nearest to Praia do Amado:

Tide stations nearest to Praia do Amado:

  • Closest tide station
    Lagos
    14 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Alvor
    17 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Portimao
    21 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Albufeira
    37 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Quarteira
    45 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Praia do Amado:

  • Closest ski area
    Serra da Estrela (Portugal)
    236 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Sierra de Bejar-La Covatilla (Spain)
    281 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sierra Nevada (Spain)
    306 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Michlifen (Morocco)
    336 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Valdesqui (Spain)
    359 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Praia do Amado:

  • Closest city location
    Portimao (Portugal)
    21 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Faro Airport (Portugal)
    53 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Faro (Portugal)
    55 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Olhao (Portugal)
    60 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Beja (Portugal)
    82 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Praia do Amado is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, which is 85 km (53 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Praia do Amado is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, 181 km (112 miles) away.
Praia do Amado break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Praia do Amado, Algarve. Use the tab navigation above to view Praia do Amado sea temperature, Praia do Amado photographs, Praia do Amado detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Praia do Amado webcams, current wind from Algarve live weather stations and Praia do Amado 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 Praia do Amado.