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Zavial ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Zavial Surf Forecast / Algarve / Portugal

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Thursday 21 Jun 2018 WEST

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

Today's Zavial sea temperature is 15.7 °C (Statistics for 21 Jun 1981-2005 - mean: 19.8 max: 21.1 min: 18.8 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.9
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0.8
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Period(s) (?)111010101010999888111111101010109999
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)1831381381351221037143292414141224233538313129282630
Wind
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10
N
15
SE
0
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15
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5
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10
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15
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15
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25
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15
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Wind State(?)cross-
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onglasscross-
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High Tide
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9:55AM
2.28

10:18PM
2.43
11:03AM
2.30

11:24PM
2.40
12:02PM
2.37

12:22AM
2.41
12:52PM
2.46

1:11AM
2.45

1:35PM
2.55
1:54AM
2.49

2:14PM
2.63
2:33AM
2.53

2:50PM
2.69


Low Tide
/ height (m)
3:38AM
0.56

4:01PM
0.74

4:45AM
0.60
5:10PM
0.73

5:45AM
0.59
6:11PM
0.67

6:37AM
0.56

7:03PM
0.58
7:21AM
0.51

7:47PM
0.50
8:01AM
0.47

8:27PM
0.43
8:38AM
0.43

9:04PM
0.38

Note: the tide data above is for Salema which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Zavial.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Zavial blow from the NW.
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
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Sunset
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Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Thu morning, min 17°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Sun afternoon, min 17°C on Sun night). Mainly fresh winds.

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Information about the Zavial Surf forecast

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

Zavial is 19 km (12 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.