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Faial - Praia do Almoxarife ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Faial - Praia do Almoxarife break guidePhoto by: zdemelo

Faial - Praia do Almoxarife Surf Guide

Praia do Almoxarife in Azores(Ilha do Faial) is a sheltered beach break that has quite reliable surf. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Faial - Praia do Almoxarife Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent21.2°C

Surfing Faial - Praia do Almoxarife:

The best conditions reported for surf at Faial - Praia do Almoxarife occur when a North-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

Azores Portugal wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Faial - Praia do Almoxarife sea temperature, Faial - Praia do Almoxarife photographs, Faial - Praia do Almoxarife detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Faial - Praia do Almoxarife webcams, current wind from Azores live weather stations and Faial - Praia do Almoxarife tide predictions. The Portugal swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Portugal and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Portugal wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Faial - Praia do Almoxarife


Faial - Praia do Almoxarife Surf:

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 09:32 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.7
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Period (s) 10 10 10 9
Wind (km/h) 10
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Wind State cross-
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Tide Times:

For Horta, Azores, 3 km from Faial - Praia do Almoxarife.

IS AT (local time)

Faial - Praia do Almoxarife Tide Times and Tide Chart


Live Weather:

At Horta, 6 km from Faial - Praia do Almoxarife.

light winds from the NNE

km/h
Air temperature
21.0 °C

Current weather near Faial - Praia do Almoxarife

Overall Faial - Praia do Almoxarife Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Surf stats for Faial - Praia do Almoxarife: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for Faial - Praia do Almoxarife: see the variation in direction and stength by month.


A Calm day  in Faial, Faial - Praia do Almoxarife photo

Faial - Praia do Almoxarife

Photo credit: zdemelo

Almoxarife, Faial - Praia do Almoxarife photo

Faial - Praia do Almoxarife

Photo credit: F. Tempera

Pipe, Faial - Praia do Almoxarife photo

Faial - Praia do Almoxarife

Photo credit: F. Tempera


Faial - Praia do Almoxarife Location Maps

Faial - Praia do Almoxarife Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Faial - Praia do Almoxarife:

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Wave buoys nearest to Faial - Praia do Almoxarife:

Tide stations nearest to Faial - Praia do Almoxarife:

  • Closest tide station
    Horta
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Madalena
    5 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Lagoa
    48 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
    76 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Praia da Vitoria
    85 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Faial - Praia do Almoxarife is Horta Airport (HOR) in Acores, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Faial - Praia do Almoxarife is Pico Airport (PIX), also in Acores, 15 km (9 miles) away.
  • Third is Sao Jorge Airport (SJZ) in Acores, 40 km (25 miles) away.
  • Graciosa Airport (GRW) in Acores is 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Lajes Airport (TER), also in Acores is the fifth nearest airport to Faial - Praia do Almoxarife and is 134 km (83 miles) away.
Faial - Praia do Almoxarife break location map and break info