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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.2 °C

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Friday, 20 July 2018, 19:33 Local time
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 9 10 9 12
Wind (km/h) 5
SE 5
S 5
SW 5
Wind State cross-
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Back Door in Bahia - Sul is a reasonably exposed point break that has unreliable waves. The surf tends to be best in the spring. Offshore winds blow from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. There is no point break. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of - Rocks.

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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.

light winds from the SE

distant precipitation but not falling at station
Air temperature
24.9 °C

Current weather near Back Door

Overall Back Door Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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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.