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Wind Surfing in Vilamoura, Faro, Algarve Portugal
Windsurfing is a famous extreme sport and combines sailing and surfing. So, if you want to feel the power of the wind, take your board and run to the long, sandy and really clean beach of Vilamoura. The good weather and the outrageous waves provide the right conditions for windsurfing.
In summers there are waves with swell size from 1.5 to 4 ft (0.5- 1.3 m) and the wind blows offshore at 4%. The temperature during summer is around 28°C/82.40°F. In autumn the waves swell size is from 1.5-4 ft (0.5-1.3 m) to 6.5-10 ft (2-3 m), and the wind blows offshore at 6%. In winter the wave swell size is between 6.5-10 ft (2-3 m), but sometimes there are waves with swell size more than 10 ft (>3 m).
The wind blows offshore at 5% and the temperature is at around 15°C/59°F. In spring the wave swell size is between 1.5-4 ft (0.5-1.3 m) and the wind blows offshore at 8%. The level of your skills as a windsurfer doesn’t matter, since there are windsurf schools with experts at your disposal, in case of need.
In Vilamoura there are lots of accommodation and other activities that you can enjoy when you don’t ride the waves.