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Almograve Surf Guide

Almograve in Portugal - Alentejo is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east southeast with some shelter here from north winds. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. The location means that it never gets crowded. Beware of rips, rocks.

Almograve Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Almograve:

The best conditions reported for surf at Almograve occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Almograve (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Almograve with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 39% of the time in December while 54% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Almograve surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Almograve is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, which is 103 km (64 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Almograve is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, 129 km (80 miles) away.

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Almograve Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 14:16 Local Time
Saturday 08Sun
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 9 3 9 4
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 15
W 15
W 15
Wind State on on cross-

Swell History at Almograve

Surf stats for Almograve, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Almograve

Wind stats for Almograve, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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