Praia do Amado Spot ID
Reliability: very consistent
Best: Swell NW | Wind E
Sea Temperature Today is: 21.0 °C
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 .
Overall Praia do Amado Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October
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Visitor Reviews of Praia do Amado
“Praia do Amado is really crowded in August.”
Katja from PORTUGAL - 18 Aug 2015
Tide stations nearest to Praia do Amado:
- Closest tide stationLagos14 mi
- Second closest tide stationAlvor17 mi
- Third closest tide stationPortimao21 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationAlbufeira37 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationQuarteira45 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Praia do Amado:
- Closest ski areaSerra da Estrela (Portugal)236 mi
- Second closest ski areaSierra de Bejar-La Covatilla (Spain)281 mi
- Third closest ski areaSierra Nevada (Spain)306 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaMichlifen (Morocco)336 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaValdesqui (Spain)359 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Praia do Amado:
- Closest city locationPortimao (Portugal)21 mi
- Second closest city locationFaro Airport (Portugal)53 mi
- Third closest city locationFaro (Portugal)55 mi
- Fourth closest city locationOlhao (Portugal)60 mi
- Fifth closest city locationBeja (Portugal)82 mi
- 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.
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.