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Wind, waves & weather forecast Horta/Faial-Azores

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Current weather
16° C
7 kts
Severe weather
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Last update: 05:38 local time
Local date Saturday, Dec 20 Sunday, Dec 21
Local time 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 9
9
9
10
10
11
12
13
13
12
13
14
13
13
13
14
Wind gusts (kts)
11
11
11
12
12
13
13
14
14
14
14
16
15
15
16
17
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.2
2.2
2.1
2.0
1.9
1.8
1.6
1.5
1.4
1.3
1.2
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
Wave period (s)
15
15
15
14
14
14
13
13
13
12
12
12
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) 1029 1030 1030 1031 1030 1029 1029 1029 1028 1026 1026 1027 1024 1023 1022 1021
Air temperature (°C)
17
16
17
17
17
17
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
16
Local date Monday, Dec 22 Tuesday, Dec 23
Local time 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 14
14
14
14
14
14
14
14
15
16
16
15
14
13
14
15
Wind gusts (kts)
18
17
18
19
20
19
18
19
20
22
22
20
19
18
18
20
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.1
1.1
1.2
1.2
1.3
1.3
1.4
1.6
1.7
1.9
2.0
2.1
2.1
2.0
2.0
1.9
Wave period (s)
12
12
11
11
11
11
11
11
17
16
15
15
14
14
14
13
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
2
Air pressure (hPa) 1019 1017 1017 1017 1014 1013 1013 1013 1011 1010 1010 1010 1008 1007 1008 1008
Air temperature (°C)
16
16
16
17
17
17
17
17
17
17
17
17
17
17
17
17
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Local date Wednesday, Dec 24 Thursday, Dec 25
Local time 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 16
16
18
20
17
13
12
13
13
9
7
10
11
11
15
13
Wind gusts (kts)
23
26
28
30
27
18
16
18
23
12
9
12
14
15
21
17
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.9
1.9
1.9
2.0
2.1
2.0
1.9
1.9
2.0
2.1
2.0
2.0
1.9
1.9
1.9
2.0
Wave period (s)
13
13
12
7
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
1
1
6
4
4
1
5
3
7
1
1
0
0
1
1
Air pressure (hPa) 1006 1005 1005 1006 1004 1004 1005 1006 1006 1006 1008 1010 1010 1010 1011 1011
Air temperature (°C)
17
17
17
17
17
17
17
17
17
17
17
17
17
17
17
17
Local date Friday, Dec 26 Saturday, Dec 27
Local time 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 02h 05h 08h 11h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 13
14
13
14
17
15
16
15
17
19
19
19
Wind gusts (kts)
17
19
16
20
24
23
23
22
28
31
32
35
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.0
1.9
1.9
2.0
2.2
2.1
2.1
2.1
2.1
2.2
2.2
2.3
Wave period (s)
9
9
9
8
8
8
8
9
9
9
9
9
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
2
2
7
2
3
0
2
0
1
Air pressure (hPa) 1011 1010 1012 1013 1012 1012 1013 1013 1013 1013 1015 1016
Air temperature (°C)
17
17
17
17
17
17
17
17
17
17
17
17

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 27 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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