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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Ilha de Faro

Portugal, Algarve

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 36° 59.252' N
Longitude: 7° 58.055' W

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 Access

DistanceTake a car

WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessPaddle > 20mn or Boat

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Faro Island

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerPowerless

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorthWest, SouthWest, SouthEast

Good wind directionNorth, East, NorthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movementDon't know

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Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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Ilha de Faro
By Dsurf
Aug 18, 2009
Surf true discovery - This is the spot where I discovered surf thanks to a great instructor.
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