Zavial Spot ID
Best: Swell SSW | Wind NW
Sea Temperature Today is: 18.1 °C
Zavial in Algarve is a fairly exposed beach break that only works once in a while. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around mid tide. Rarely crowded here. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.
Overall Zavial Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April
The figure describes the combination of swells directed at Zavial over a normal April. ... (show all text)
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- The nearest passenger airport to Zavial is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, which is 81 km (50 miles) away (directly).
- The second closest airport to Zavial is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, 194 km (120 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Zavial, Algarve. Use the tab navigation above to view Zavial sea temperature, Zavial photographs, Zavial detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Zavial webcams, current wind from Algarve live weather stations and Zavial 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 Zavial.