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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.2 °C

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Thursday, 22 March 2018, 01:38 Local time
Thursday 22
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 7 16 6 8
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 10
N 10
Wind State cross-
cross glass cross-

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Back Door in Bahia - Sul is a fairly exposed point break that only works when conditions are just right. The surf tends to be best in the spring. The best wind direction is from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. There is no point break. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of - Rocks.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Back Door Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ilheus Airport, 15 km from Back Door.


Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
27 °C

Current weather near Back Door

Overall Back Door Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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    9 mi
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Back Door, Bahia - Sul. Use the tab navigation above to view Back Door sea temperature, Back Door photographs, Back Door detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Back Door webcams, current wind from Bahia - Sul live weather stations and Back Door 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 Back Door.