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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Latitude: 37° 0.409' N
User rating (19)
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Arrive to Faro and follow the indications to Praia (7Km)
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Ilha de Faro
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
DirectionRight and left
PowerHollow, Fast, Fun
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthShort (< 50m)
Good swell directionNorth, West, SouthWest, South, SouthEast, East
Good wind directionNorth, NorthWest, South, SouthEast, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide positionLow and mid tide
Best tide movement
Week crowdFew surfers
Fun and consistent wave, all-year around...
By Anonymous , 21-11-2008
Beware of the locals - Don't drop in on the locals. Some crazy ass dudes in there. Seen so much violence. Slashed tires and broken windows are common. Not worth it.
By Anonymous , 25-03-2008
ADMIN!!!!! - I want to say to the admin that Praia de Faro is in ALGARVE not in ALENTEJO!!!!!!
i´m from faro!!!
By herwig , 04-09-2007
Not on the map - Faro is located at central south algave coast, and is "not on the map" in the Sines area. This spot should be placed in the algave section.
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