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Vale Figueira ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.1

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Vale Figueira Surf Guide

Vale Figueira in The Algarve is a beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of - Rips / undertow.

Vale Figueira Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.1
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Vale Figueira:

The best conditions reported for surf at Vale Figueira occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Vale Figueira (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Vale Figueira with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 36% of the time in October while 61% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
36%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
61%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
3%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Vale Figueira Location Map

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

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Vale Figueira Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 26 February 2021, 05:02 Local Time
Friday 26
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 3.0
NW
3.0
NW
2.5
NW
2.4
NW
Period (s) 13 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 15
NNE 10
ENE 20
ESE 20
ESE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Vale Figueira

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

Wind History at Vale Figueira

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

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