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Ilha de Tavira Surf Guide

Ilha de Tavira in The Algarve is an exposed beach break that has unreliable waves. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around mid tide when the tide is falling. It's sometimes crowded here.

Ilha de Tavira Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
19.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ilha de Tavira:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ilha de Tavira occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Ilha de Tavira with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 4% of the time in July while 7% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 89% 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).

Explore Ilha de Tavira Location Map

Interactive Ilha de Tavira 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 closest passenger airport to Ilha de Tavira is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ilha de Tavira is Jerez Airport (XRY) in Spain, 145 km (90 miles) away.

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Ilha de Tavira Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 13:47 Local Time
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Period (s) 11 11 10 10
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Swell History at Ilha de Tavira

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

Wind History at Ilha de Tavira

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

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