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Salema ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.0

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Salema (calm at Almaverde Vila Do Bispo Municipality wx 5 km from Salema). no significant swell
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Calm
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Clean
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Salema Surf Forecast / Algarve / Portugal

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Wednesday 19 Sep 2018 WEST

Salema surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Salema sea temperature is 21.3 °C (Statistics for 19 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 21.4 max: 22.7 min: 19.9 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.2
W
0.3
W
0.6
NW
0.5
W
0.5
W
1.1
NW
0.3
W
0.2
W
0.1
SE
0.4
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0.9
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0.4
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0.4
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1
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1.3
NW
0.7
SE
1.2
ESE
1.7
ESE
1.9
ESE
2
ESE
Period(s) (?)121199910874556766681166788
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)1122042390114183196531890035106281447527
Wind
(km/h)
10
N
15
NW
15
N
5
ENE
10
NW
20
N
15
N
20
NW
20
N
10
NNE
5
SW
10
NE
10
NNW
15
WNW
15
N
10
N
15
NW
10
NNE
20
ESE
25
ESE
15
E
35
ESE
35
ESE
Wind State(?)offcross-
off
offglasscross-
off
offoffoffoffcross-
off
glasscross-
off
offcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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on
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on
cross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)
11:26AM
2.10

12:07AM
2.05
12:25PM
2.25

12:55AM
2.21

1:08PM
2.42
1:32AM
2.37

1:44PM
2.59
2:05AM
2.53

2:17PM
2.74
2:36AM
2.66

2:48PM
2.85
3:07AM
2.76

3:20PM
2.92
3:38AM
2.81


Low Tide
/ height (m)

5:54PM
0.90

6:10AM
0.92
6:45PM
0.74

6:56AM
0.75

7:25PM
0.57
7:34AM
0.58

7:59PM
0.41
8:07AM
0.43

8:30PM
0.28
8:39AM
0.30

9:01PM
0.18
9:10AM
0.21

9:31PM
0.13
9:42AM
0.17

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Salema blow from the NNW.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
2828252726232727243029282928272928262626232424
Low °C
2425232524202225232628262727242626252525222424
Chill °C (?)
2828252726232727243029282928272928262626232424
Sunrise
7:20--7:20--7:22--7:22--7:22--7:24--7:24--7:26-
Sunset
-7:36--7:35--7:32--7:31--7:30--7:29--7:27--7:24
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very warm air temperatures (max 30°C on Sat morning, min 20°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Sun morning, min 22°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Mon morning, fresh winds from the ESE by Wed afternoon).

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Information about the Salema Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Salema provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Salema can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Salema 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 (Salema) 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 Salema 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.

Salema is 14 km (9 miles) from Lagos. If you plan a holiday in The Algarve, look for hotels and other accommodation in Lagos. Lagos has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.