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 Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(The Algarve, Portugal)

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Praia do Amado Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.7 °C

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Friday, 27 March 2015, 03:35 Local time

Friday 27
3AM 6AM 9AM 12PM
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 50
N 45
N 35
N 25
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Praia do Amado in The Algarve is a reasonably exposed beach break that is usually a safe bet and works all around the year. Offshore winds blow from the east with some shelter here from north winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of .

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Carrapateira, 4 km from Praia do Amado.

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Live Weather:

At SHIP108, 44 km from Praia do Amado.

moderate winds from the NW

Air temperature
15.0 °C

Current weather near Praia do Amado

Overall Praia do Amado Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Praia do Amado:

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Closest break Carrapateira 2 mi
Second closest break Praia do Bordeira 2 mi
Third closest break Cordama 4 mi
Fourth closest break Castelejo 6 mi
Fifth closest break Vale Figueira 6 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Praia do Amado:

Closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 590 mi
Second closest wave buoy Brittany Buoy 713 mi
Third closest wave buoy Lion Buoy 800 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Sevenstones Buoy 904 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Channel Islands Buoy 929 mi

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

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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

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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
  • 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.
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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.


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