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Zambujeira do Mar ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 4.1

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Zambujeira do Mar Surf Guide

Zambujeira do Mar in Portugal - Alentejo is a beach break that is often working and works all around the year. Ideal winds are from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west northwest. The beach breaks are all lefts. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Pollution.

Zambujeira do Mar Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
16.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Zambujeira do Mar:

The best conditions reported for surf at Zambujeira do Mar occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Zambujeira do Mar (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Zambujeira do Mar with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 46% of the time in December while 50% 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.
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 Zambujeira do Mar Location Map

Interactive Zambujeira do Mar 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 Zambujeira do Mar is Faro Airport (FAO) in Acores, which is 92 km (57 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Zambujeira do Mar is Lisboa (Lisbon) Airport (LIS) in Portugal, 143 km (89 miles) away.

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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Zambujeira do Mar Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 10 May 2021, 20:42 Local Time
MonTuesday 11
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
NW 10
NW 10
NW 5
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Zambujeira do Mar

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

Wind History at Zambujeira do Mar

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Zambujeira do Mar. Click below to view there surf guides.

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    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    14km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s22.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    19km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    20km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: consistent
    21km away

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