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Vale Figueira ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.1

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Vale Figueira Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.1 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 13:45 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.0
WNW
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Period (s) 16 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 10
W 10
WSW 15
SW 15
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Wind State cross-
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Vale Figueira in The Algarve is a beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include - Rips / undertow.

Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Carrapateira, 6 km from Vale Figueira.

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Vale Figueira Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Vales wx, 5 km from Vale Figueira.

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Air temperature
15.8 °C

Current weather near Vale Figueira

Buoy Data:

At Bóia de Sines, 47 miles from Vale Figueira.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.24
1.4
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Dominant period (s) 19.5 18 18 18

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Overall Vale Figueira Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Wave buoys nearest to Vale Figueira:

Tide stations nearest to Vale Figueira:

  • Closest tide station
    15 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    17 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    20 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    36 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    44 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Vale Figueira:

  • Closest city location
    20 mi
  • Second closest city location
    52 mi
  • Third closest city location
    54 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    59 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    76 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Vale Figueira is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, which is 84 km (52 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Vale Figueira is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, 172 km (107 miles) away.
Vale Figueira break location map and break info

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