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Wind, waves & weather forecast Horta/Faial-Azores

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Current weather
16° C
11 kts
Severe weather
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Last update: 09:45 local time
Local date Sunday, Jan 25 Monday, Jan 26
Local time 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 18
17
16
16
15
15
13
12
12
12
13
12
11
11
10
9
Wind gusts (kts)
21
20
20
19
19
18
16
14
14
14
14
14
13
13
12
10
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.6
1.7
1.7
1.7
1.7
1.7
1.7
1.8
1.9
1.9
1.9
1.8
1.6
1.6
1.5
1.4
Wave period (s)
12
11
11
11
11
11
12
13
12
12
12
11
11
11
11
11
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1023 1024 1024 1026 1025 1025 1027 1028 1029 1029 1030 1031 1031 1031 1032 1034
Air temperature (°C)
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
15
15
16
16
16
15
15
Local date Tuesday, Jan 27 Wednesday, Jan 28
Local time 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 9
8
7
6
6
3
2
3
3
3
3
6
9
9
6
6
Wind gusts (kts)
10
8
8
6
6
3
2
3
3
3
3
7
9
10
7
7
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.3
1.2
1.2
1.1
1.1
1.2
1.4
1.6
1.7
1.7
1.7
1.7
1.7
1.6
1.6
1.6
Wave period (s)
11
10
10
10
15
16
16
15
14
14
14
13
13
13
13
13
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1034 1033 1034 1036 1035 1035 1035 1036 1035 1033 1034 1035 1033 1032 1033 1033
Air temperature (°C)
15
15
15
15
16
15
15
15
14
14
14
15
16
16
15
15
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Local date Thursday, Jan 29 Friday, Jan 30
Local time 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 6
6
6
7
7
8
7
6
5
5
4
3
1
3
3
1
Wind gusts (kts)
7
8
8
7
8
9
9
7
6
6
5
3
1
3
3
2
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.6
1.6
1.7
1.8
1.9
1.9
1.9
1.9
2.0
2.0
2.0
2.0
2.0
1.9
1.9
1.9
Wave period (s)
13
14
14
14
14
14
14
14
15
15
15
15
14
14
14
14
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1032 1031 1031 1031 1029 1028 1029 1029 1028 1027 1028 1028 1026 1026 1027 1027
Air temperature (°C)
15
15
15
16
16
16
16
15
15
15
15
16
16
16
15
15
Local date Saturday, Jan 31 Sunday, Feb 01
Local time 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 1
4
6
5
6
5
4
3
3
4
4
3
4
4
4
5
Wind gusts (kts)
1
4
6
5
6
6
4
3
3
4
4
3
4
4
5
5
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.9
1.9
2.0
2.0
2.0
1.9
1.9
1.9
1.9
1.9
1.9
1.9
1.9
1.9
1.9
1.9
Wave period (s)
14
14
14
14
13
13
13
13
13
13
13
13
12
12
13
12
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1026 1025 1025 1025 1024 1023 1024 1023 1022 1021 1022 1024 1023 1023 1024 1025
Air temperature (°C)
15
15
15
16
16
16
15
15
15
15
15
16
16
16
15
15
Local date Monday, Feb 02 Tuesday, Feb 03
Local time 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 5
4
5
6
7
7
7
5
7
8
8
10
11
13
11
Wind gusts (kts)
5
5
6
6
7
8
9
6
8
9
9
12
14
16
16
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.9
1.9
1.9
1.9
1.9
1.9
1.9
2.0
2.1
2.2
2.4
2.6
2.6
2.7
2.7
Wave period (s)
13
13
13
13
13
14
14
14
13
13
13
13
13
13
13
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1025 1025 1025 1027 1026 1026 1027 1028 1027 1026 1027 1028 1027 1026 1027
Air temperature (°C)
15
15
15
16
16
16
16
16
15
15
15
16
16
16
16

Description

This is the wind, wave and weather forecast for Horta/Faial-Azores in Azores, Portugal. Windfinder specializes in wind, waves, tides and weather reports & forecasts for wind related sports like kitesurfing, windsurfing, surfing, sailing or paragliding.

The Forecast is based on the GFS model. Forecasts are available worldwide. The horizontal resolution is about 13 km. Forecasts are computed 4 times a day, at about 5am, 11am, 5pm and 11pm UTC. Predictions are available in time steps of 3 hours for up to 7 days into the future. The arrows point in the direction that the wind is blowing.

Check the wind forecast for Horta/Faial-Azores when you want to find the best last minute travel destination for your kiteboarding, windsurfing or sailing vacation in Portugal.

Units Our default units are knots and degrees Celsius. These are often used by sailors, kiters, surfers, windsurfers or paragliders. You can change units on our settings page.

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