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Figueiros ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Figueiros Surf Guide

Figueiros in The Algarve is an exposed beach break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

Figueiros Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
16.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Figueiros:

The best conditions reported for surf at Figueiros 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 Figueiros (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Figueiros with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 37% of the time in October while 59% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 4% 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
59%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
4%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Figueiros Location Map

Interactive Figueiros 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 Figueiros is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, which is 84 km (52 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Figueiros is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, 172 km (107 miles) away.

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Figueiros Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 13:15 Local Time
Thursday 15
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 1.3
W
1.2
W
1.2
W
1.1
W
Period (s) 11 11 11 10
Wind (km/h) 20
SE 20
SE 5
SSE 10
NNW
Wind State off off cross-
off
cross-
on

Swell History at Figueiros

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

Wind History at Figueiros

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

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