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Wind, waves & weather forecast Horta/Faial-Azores

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Current weather
23° C
13 kts
Severe weather
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Last update: 16:41 local time
Local date Tuesday, Aug 04 Wednesday, Aug 05
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 13
13
11
14
13
13
14
15
13
11
10
8
7
9
10
8
Wind gusts (kts)
17
18
15
15
14
15
16
17
15
13
11
9
7
10
11
10
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.6
1.6
1.6
1.6
1.6
1.7
1.8
1.8
1.9
1.9
1.9
1.8
1.8
1.7
1.7
1.6
Wave period (s)
11
11
11
11
10
10
10
11
12
12
12
12
12
11
11
11
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1016 1015 1014 1015 1016 1016 1015 1016 1016 1016 1015 1016 1016 1015 1014 1014
Air temperature (°C)
23
23
23
23
22
23
23
22
22
21
21
22
22
22
23
23
Local date Thursday, Aug 06 Friday, Aug 07
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 9
9
9
15
13
11
11
14
15
14
13
12
12
11
11
10
Wind gusts (kts)
11
10
10
16
13
11
12
15
16
15
14
13
12
11
11
11
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.6
1.6
1.6
1.6
1.6
1.5
1.4
1.4
1.4
1.4
1.4
1.4
1.4
1.3
1.2
1.2
Wave period (s)
11
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1015 1014 1013 1015 1016 1017 1017 1018 1020 1019 1019 1021 1022 1022 1022 1022
Air temperature (°C)
23
23
22
22
22
22
22
22
21
21
21
21
21
22
22
22
Local date Saturday, Aug 08 Sunday, Aug 09
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 11
10
10
9
9
9
9
10
10
9
9
10
10
11
11
12
Wind gusts (kts)
12
11
11
10
10
9
9
11
10
9
9
10
11
11
12
13
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.2
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.0
1.0
1.0
0.9
0.9
0.9
1.0
1.0
1.0
1.1
1.2
1.2
Wave period (s)
9
9
9
9
9
10
12
12
13
12
12
11
12
10
10
10
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 1023 1022 1023 1024 1023 1023 1023 1024 1023 1022 1023 1024 1023 1022 1023
Air temperature (°C)
21
21
21
21
22
22
22
22
22
21
21
21
22
22
22
22
Local date Monday, Aug 10 Tuesday, Aug 11
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 12
10
11
11
11
10
10
10
8
7
8
9
8
7
6
7
Wind gusts (kts)
14
11
12
12
12
11
11
11
9
8
9
9
9
8
7
7
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.2
1.2
1.2
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
Wave period (s)
10
10
10
10
10
10
11
11
11
11
11
10
10
10
10
10
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 1022 1022 1022 1023 1022 1022 1023 1023 1021 1021 1021 1022 1022 1021 1022
Air temperature (°C)
22
22
22
22
23
23
23
22
22
22
22
22
23
23
23
23
Local date Wednesday, Aug 12 Thursday, Aug 13
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 7
6
5
4
4
4
4
5
3
2
4
5
3
3
6
6
Wind gusts (kts)
7
7
5
4
4
4
5
5
3
2
4
6
3
3
6
6
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.2
1.2
1.2
1.2
1.2
1.2
1.2
1.2
1.2
1.2
1.2
1.3
Wave period (s)
10
9
9
9
9
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
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 1022 1022 1022 1023 1022 1022 1022 1023 1022 1021 1022 1022 1022 1021 1022
Air temperature (°C)
23
22
22
23
23
24
23
23
23
22
22
22
23
23
23
23

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.

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