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Zavial ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Zavial Surf Forecast / Algarve / Portugal

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Tuesday 11 May 2021 WEST
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Zavial surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Zavial sea temperature is 16.7 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.5 max: 18.8 min: 16.4 °C)
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Zavial surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Zavial sea temperature is 16.7 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.5 max: 18.8 min: 16.4 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Zavial (light winds from the W at Sagres 8 km from Zavial).

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1 h 42 min ago

Light
7 km/h
W
Clean
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How big are the waves at Zavial today?

The current surf forecast for Zavial at 1AM is: 1.0m 9s primary swell from a West-northwest direction (forecast issued at 06:00pm May 11). An open ocean swell of 0.9m 11s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be offshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (WEST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (12 May)4ft (1.2m)9s
Afternoon (12 May)4.5ft (1.3m)10s
Evening (12 May)3.5ft (1.1m)9s

Table - waves today at Zavial. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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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)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wed
19
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T portugal.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T portugal.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T portugal.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T portugal.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T portugal.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T portugal.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T portugal.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T portugal.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T portugal.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
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1.6
WNW
1.1
W
1
WNW
1
WNW
0.9
WNW
1
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.3
WNW
0.5
WNW
1.1
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.3
W
1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.2
WNW
0.8
WNW
1
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.3
WNW
1
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
1
WNW
1.6
NW
1.4
NW
1.7
NW
1.3
WNW
0.1
S
1.3
WNW
1
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.3
WNW
0.1
S
0.1
S
0.1
S
0.1
S
0.1
S
0.1
S
0.1
S
0.1
S
0.1
S
0.1
S
0.1
S
0.1
S
0.4
SE
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20
WNW
20
NW
15
NW
20
NW
15
WNW
15
WNW
15
WNW
15
NW
25
NW
30
NNW
25
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
25
NW
30
NW
25
NW
25
NNW
25
NNW
25
NNW
30
NNW
30
N
25
NNW
35
NNW
35
NNW
30
NNW
30
N
20
N
20
N
20
N
25
NNW
30
NNW
35
NNW
30
N
25
N
30
N
30
N
25
N
30
NNW
40
NNW
35
NNW
35
NNW
30
NNW
30
NNW
30
NNW
30
NNW
35
NNW
35
NNW
40
NNW
35
NNW
35
N
30
N
25
N
20
N
20
NNW
25
NNW
30
NNW
35
NNW
30
N
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off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
3:07PM
2.73
3:22AM
2.68
3:38PM
2.74
3:54AM
2.62
4:09PM
2.70
4:27AM
2.54
4:41PM
2.63
5:01AM
2.42
5:16PM
2.53
5:38AM
2.29
5:55PM
2.42
6:20AM
2.17
6:41PM
2.31
7:14AM
2.06
7:40PM
2.24
9:16PM
0.32
9:28AM
0.32
9:48PM
0.32
9:59AM
0.38
10:21PM
0.37
10:30AM
0.46
10:56PM
0.46
11:03AM
0.57
11:33PM
0.58
11:40AM
0.69
12:15AM
0.70
12:22PM
0.80
1:06AM
0.81
1:17PM
0.90

Note: the tide data above is for Salema which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Zavial.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Zavial blow from the NW

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wed
19
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clear
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