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Arrifana ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.9
Consistency of Surf: 3.9
Difficulty Level: 2.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.1
Crowds: 2.2

Overall: 3.3

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Arrifana Surf Forecast / Algarve / Portugal

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Tuesday 20 Apr 2021 WEST
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Arrifana surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Arrifana sea temperature is 17.5 °C (Statistics for 20 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 16.6 max: 18.0 min: 15.2 °C)
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Arrifana surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Arrifana sea temperature is 17.5 °C (Statistics for 20 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 16.6 max: 18.0 min: 15.2 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Algarve

  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-off wind 33 km from Arrifana has become light (light winds from the N at Sagres). Waves should be turning clean at Arrifana.

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33 km away, 1 h 14 min ago

Light
7 km/h
N
14.7
17.5
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Arrifana today?

The current surf forecast for Arrifana at 8AM is: 1.3m 13s primary swell from a Northwest direction and 0.8m 12s secondary swell from a West-northwest direction (forecast issued at 06:00am April 20). An open ocean swell of 0.5m 4s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (WEST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (20 Apr)4.5ft (1.3m)13s
Afternoon (20 Apr)4ft (1.2m)13s
Evening (20 Apr)4ft (1.2m)13s

Table - waves today at Arrifana. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM
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T portugal.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T portugal.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T portugal.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T portugal.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T portugal.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T portugal.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T portugal.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T portugal.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T portugal.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T portugal.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T portugal.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T portugal.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T portugal.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T portugal.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T portugal.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T portugal.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T portugal.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T portugal.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T portugal.htsgw.metric.174.cc23T portugal.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T portugal.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
1.3
NW
1.2
NW
1.3
NW
1.3
NW
1.2
NW
1.2
NW
1.2
NW
1.2
NW
1.1
NW
1.1
NW
1.1
NW
1.1
NW
1
NW
1
NW
0.9
NW
1
NW
1.6
NW
1.5
WNW
1.4
NW
1.4
NW
1.4
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.3
W
1.5
W
1.7
W
1.9
WNW
2.5
WNW
3
WNW
3
WNW
3
WNW
3
WNW
3
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.4
WNW
2.4
WNW
2.4
WNW
2.3
WNW
2.2
WNW
2.1
WNW
1.9
NW
1.9
NW
1.9
NW
1.8
NW
1.8
NW
1.6
NW
1.5
NW
1.4
NW
1.2
NW
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15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
20
NW
20
NW
20
NW
15
NNW
15
NNW
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
WNW
15
W
20
WSW
25
WSW
20
W
15
WNW
10
WNW
10
NW
10
WNW
10
W
15
W
10
W
0
SW
10
SE
10
SE
15
SE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
5
N
10
ESE
15
ESE
25
SE
35
SE
35
SE
35
SE
30
SE
30
SE
30
ESE
10
SSE
10
S
20
SSE
20
SSW
20
SSW
15
S
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
20
ESE
15
SSE
15
S
20
WSW
20
W
20
WNW
15
WNW
15
W
15
WSW
15
WSW
15
WSW
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glasscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onon
8:56AM
1.87
9:34PM
2.04
10:31AM
1.93
10:57PM
2.17
11:43AM
2.11
12:00AM
2.39
12:37PM
2.36
12:50AM
2.65
1:23PM
2.61
1:36AM
2.89
2:06PM
2.84
2:20AM
3.08
2:47PM
3.01
3:04AM
3.18
3:04PM
1.06
4:12AM
0.95
4:35PM
0.99
5:28AM
0.77
5:45PM
0.81
6:24AM
0.52
6:39PM
0.57
7:11AM
0.26
7:25PM
0.32
7:54AM
0.02
8:10PM
0.10
8:36AM
-0.14
8:53PM
-0.06
9:18AM
-0.20

Note: the tide data above is for Amoreira which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Arrifana.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Arrifana blow from the NE

Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
light rain
light rain
light rain
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
rain showers
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