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Ribeira da Janela ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Ribeira da Janela Surf Forecast / Madeira / Portugal

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Thursday 25 Feb 2021 WET
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Ribeira da Janela surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ribeira da Janela sea temperature is 18.5 °C (Statistics for 25 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 17.8 max: 18.7 min: 17.0 °C)
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Ribeira da Janela surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ribeira da Janela sea temperature is 18.5 °C (Statistics for 25 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 17.8 max: 18.7 min: 17.0 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Ribeira da Janela (light winds from the ESE at Funchal 14 km from Ribeira da Janela). 3.3m swell from NNW too big

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2 h 18 min ago

Light
10 km/h
ESE
Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Ribeira da Janela this week:

The surf forecast for Ribeira da Janela over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Thursday (Feb 25) at 3PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 3.0m and 14s period with a secondary swell of 1.5m and 13s. Another secondary swell of 1.5m and 6s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Ribeira da Janela in the next 7 days are 3.0m 14s and forecast to arrive on Thursday (Feb 25) at 6PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.5m 9s period and expected on Tuesday (Mar 02) at 12PM.

Wave TypeTime (WET) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 3PM (Thu 25th Feb)10ft (3.0m) 14s
Best Surf 3PM (Thu 25th Feb)10ft (3.0m) 14s
Most Powerful 6PM (Thu 25th Feb)10ft (3.0m) 14s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Ribeira da Janela over the next 7 days.

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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)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thu
04
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
04000004323244423332111
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T azoresportugal.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
3
NW
3
NNW
3
N
1.8
NNW
1.4
NNW
2.1
NNE
1.8
WNW
1.8
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.2
NW
1.4
NW
1.5
NNW
1.4
NW
1.2
NNW
1
NNW
0.9
NNW
151414131381514141313131213131213121313121111
3614312733951077638534155113551043867732498510624560491451549808658384265215
20
NNE
20
NE
20
NE
20
NNE
20
NNE
20
NNE
25
NNE
15
NE
15
NE
15
NE
10
NNE
15
NNE
5
NE
5
NNE
5
E
10
E
10
ESE
5
ENE
10
NE
15
NE
20
NE
20
ENE
20
ENE
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
glasscross-
off
crosscross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
12:54PM
1.88
1:09AM
2.10
1:31PM
2.01
1:46AM
2.24
2:09PM
2.11
2:23AM
2.33
2:46PM
2.16
3:01AM
2.36
3:25PM
2.16
3:41AM
2.32
4:06PM
2.10
4:23AM
2.20
4:49PM
2.00
5:10AM
2.02
6:57PM
0.24
7:25AM
0.11
7:34PM
0.11
8:02AM
-0.02
8:11PM
0.02
8:40AM
-0.09
8:49PM
-0.02
9:18AM
-0.10
9:28PM
-0.01
9:58AM
-0.04
10:10PM
0.07
10:40AM
0.08
10:56PM
0.20
11:26AM
0.25

Note: the tide data above is for Porto Moniz which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Ribeira da Janela.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Ribeira da Janela blow from the S

Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thu
04
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clearclearclearsome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsclearclearsome cloudssome clouds
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1515131414141616151616151515151615141617161617
1315121213121516151516131415141515131516151617
1414111212121515141616141515151615141616151516
7:41--7:39--7:37--7:37--7:35--7:35--7:33--7:31-
-7:01--7:02--7:04--7:05--7:05--7:06--7:07--7:07

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Sat morning. Cool air temperatures (max 16°C on Sat morning, min 12°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Wed afternoon, min 13°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Ribeira da Janela Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Ribeira da Janela provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Ribeira da Janela can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Ribeira da Janela surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Ribeira da Janela) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Ribeira da Janela may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Ribeira da Janela is 29 km (18 miles) from the city of Camara de Lobos. If you plan a holiday in Madeira, look for hotels and other accommodation in Camara de Lobos. Camara de Lobos has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.