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

Overall: 3.4

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Amoreira Surf Guide

Amoreira in The Algarve is a beach and point break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Watch out for rocks / rips.

Amoreira Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and pointIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Amoreira:

The best conditions reported for surf at Amoreira occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Amoreira 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 37% of the time in December while 60% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
37%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
60%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
3%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Amoreira Location Map

Interactive Amoreira 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 Amoreira is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, which is 86 km (53 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Amoreira is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, 161 km (100 miles) away.

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Amoreira Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 March 2021, 06:42 Local Time
Monday 08
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 1.5
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.5
WNW
Period (s) 14 14 13 13
Wind (km/h) 25
NNW 25
NNW 25
NNW 25
NNW
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Swell History at Amoreira

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

Wind History at Amoreira

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

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