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Faja da Areia ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.6

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Faja da Areia Surf Forecast / Madeira / Portugal

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Tuesday 11 May 2021 WEST
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Faja da Areia surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Faja da Areia sea temperature is 19.7 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 18.9 max: 21.0 min: 17.7 °C)
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Faja da Areia surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Faja da Areia sea temperature is 19.7 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 18.9 max: 21.0 min: 17.7 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Faja da Areia (calm at Funchal 16 km from Faja da Areia).

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16 km away, 1 h 11 min ago

Calm
5 km/h
NE
14.0
19.7
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Faja da Areia today?

The current surf forecast for Faja da Areia at 1AM is: 1.9m 12s primary swell from a North direction (forecast issued at 06:00pm May 11). An open ocean swell of 0.6m 9s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 5.

Time (WEST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (12 May)5.5ft (1.7m)12s
Afternoon (12 May)6ft (1.8m)13s
Evening (12 May)6ft (1.9m)13s

Table - waves today at Faja da Areia. (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
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wed
19
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T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
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2.2
N
2.1
N
2
N
1.9
N
1.8
N
1.8
N
1.7
N
1.7
N
1.8
N
1.9
N
1.9
N
1.7
N
1.8
N
1.8
N
1.7
N
1.5
N
1.4
NW
1.5
NW
1.4
NW
1.3
WNW
1.2
N
1.2
N
1.4
NW
1.6
NNE
1.4
NW
1.3
WNW
1.2
NW
1.2
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.1
WNW
1
WNW
1
WNW
1
WNW
1
WNW
1.6
NE
1.7
ENE
1.7
NE
1.8
NE
1.8
NE
1.8
NE
1.7
NE
1.7
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.5
ENE
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5
NNE
5
N
5
N
5
N
5
NNE
5
NNE
5
NNE
5
N
5
NE
5
NNE
5
NNE
5
N
10
NNE
10
NNE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NNE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NNE
10
NNE
10
NNE
10
NNE
10
NNE
10
NNE
10
NNE
10
NNE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
10
ENE
10
ENE
10
ENE
10
ENE
10
ENE
10
ENE
5
NE
10
ENE
10
NE
15
ENE
10
ENE
15
ENE
10
NE
10
ENE
10
ENE
10
NE
10
NE
10
NE
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on
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on
onglasscross-
on
cross-
on
onglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
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2:44PM
2.04
2:58AM
1.99
3:14PM
2.04
3:30AM
1.95
3:46PM
2.01
4:03AM
1.88
4:18PM
1.96
4:37AM
1.79
4:53PM
1.88
5:14AM
1.69
5:33PM
1.80
5:57AM
1.60
6:20PM
1.71
6:52AM
1.52
7:20PM
1.66
8:52PM
0.23
9:04AM
0.22
9:25PM
0.24
9:35AM
0.27
9:58PM
0.28
10:06AM
0.33
10:32PM
0.35
10:39AM
0.42
11:09PM
0.44
11:16AM
0.50
11:52PM
0.53
11:59AM
0.59
12:45AM
0.61
12:55PM
0.67

Note: the tide data above is for Sao Vicente which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Faja da Areia.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Faja da Areia blow from the S

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wed
19
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clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
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clear
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clear
partially cloudy
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clear
clear
clear
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partially cloudy
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clear
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