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Arpoador ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.6
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.2
Crowds: 1.2

Overall: 3.3

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Arpoador Surf Forecast / Rio de Janeiro / Brazil

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 8 pm Wednesday 23 May 2018 BRT

Arpoador surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Arpoador sea temperature is 22.9 °C (Statistics for 23 May 1981-2005 - mean: 23.5 max: 24.6 min: 22.0 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.5
SSE
1.5
SSE
1.5
SSE
1.2
SSE
1.1
S
1.1
S
1
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
1
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1
SSE
1.4
SSE
1.4
SSE
1.1
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.8
SSE
1
E
0.5
S
1
E
0.7
S
0.7
S
1.8
E
1.6
E
Period(s) (?)13131313111010101010151413121110796151478
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)7227226884233022651922302341795078346483432021391004576219195358287
Wind
(km/h)
5
SW
5
NW
15
SE
10
E
5
NNE
20
SE
10
ENE
5
N
15
SE
10
ENE
5
NW
15
SE
5
NE
5
N
20
ESE
15
ENE
5
N
20
ESE
15
ENE
5
NW
15
SE
10
NE
5
NNE
Wind State(?)glasscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
glasscrosscross-
off
glasscrosscross-
off
glasscross-
on
offglasscrosscross-
off
glasscrosscross-
off
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High Tide
/ height (m)
11:45PM
0.99
10:53AM
0.94

11:48PM
1.00
11:42AM
1.02

12:07AM
1.02

12:21PM
1.08
12:34AM
1.05

1:04PM
1.12
1:09AM
1.06

1:56PM
1.15
1:53AM
1.09

2:44PM
1.18





Low Tide
/ height (m)

5:55AM
0.49

6:04PM
0.28
6:27AM
0.38

6:44PM
0.25
7:04AM
0.27

7:29PM
0.25
7:46AM
0.19

8:19PM
0.25
8:30AM
0.11

9:00PM
0.26
9:07AM
0.07






Note: the tide data above is for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil which is 10 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Arpoador.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Arpoador blow from the NNE.
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rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
2223222123222123232123232122232123242223242321
Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
2223222123222123232123232122232123242223242321
Sunrise
-6:22--6:22--6:22--6:24--6:24--6:24--6:24--6:24
Sunset
--5:15--5:15--5:15--5:15--5:15--5:15--5:15--
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 13mm), heaviest on Thu night. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Thu morning, min 19°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Tue afternoon, min 19°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Arpoador Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Arpoador provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Arpoador can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Arpoador surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Arpoador) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Arpoador may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Arpoador is 14 km (9 miles) from the very large city of Niteroi. If you plan a holiday in Rio de Janeiro, look for hotels and other accommodation in Niteroi. Niteroi has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as cheap car hire and transport links.