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Backdoor ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Backdoor Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.5 °C

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Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 05:57 Local time
Tuesday 17
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Wave (m) 1.1
S
1.4
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1.5
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1.5
S
Period (s) 11 11 11 12
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
E 25
E 30
E
Wind State cross-
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Backdoor in Rio de Janeiro Norte is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the north. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks are all rights. It very rarely gets crowded here. Rocks are a hazard.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Saquarema, 6 km from Backdoor.

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Backdoor Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Aeroporto São Pedro da Aldeia Airport, 39 km from Backdoor.

light winds from the E

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Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
20 °C

Current weather near Backdoor

Overall Backdoor Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Backdoor is Santos Dumont (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (SDU) in Brazil, 72 km (45 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Backdoor is Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (GIG), also in Brazil, 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Third is Santa Cruz (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (STU) in Brazil, 129 km (80 miles) away.
  • Francisco De Assis (Juiz De Fora) Airport (JDF) in Brazil is 159 km (99 miles) away.
  • Bartolomeu Lisandro (Campos) Airport (CAW), also in Brazil is the fifth nearest airport to Backdoor and is 182 km (113 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Backdoor, Rio de Janeiro. Use the tab navigation above to view Backdoor sea temperature, Backdoor photographs, Backdoor detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Backdoor webcams, current wind from Rio de Janeiro live weather stations and Backdoor 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 Backdoor.