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Alex ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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Alex Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.8 °C

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Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 17:24 Local time
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
E 25
E 25
E 20
Wind State cross-

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Alex in North Bahia is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the north northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the south. A right hand reef break. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Rocks are a hazard.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For SESC, 2 km from Alex.

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Live Weather:

At Salvador Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport, 14 km from Alex.

moderate winds from the E

Air temperature
29.7 °C

Current weather near Alex

Overall Alex Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Alex is Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (Salvador) Airport (SSA) in Brazil, which is 13 km (8 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Alex is Ilheus Airport (IOS), also in Brazil, 215 km (134 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Alex, Bahia - Norte. Use the tab navigation above to view Alex sea temperature, Alex photographs, Alex detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Alex webcams, current wind from Bahia - Norte live weather stations and Alex tide predictions. The Brazil swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Brazil and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Brazil wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Alex.