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Bambul ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Bambul Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.2 °C

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Thursday, 20 September 2018, 08:26 Local time
Thursday 20
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 5
E 15
SE 20
Wind State cross-
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Bambul in Rio de Janeiro is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rips and isolation.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Bambul Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Copacabana Rio De Janeiro wx, 37 km from Bambul.


Air temperature
26.0 °C

Current weather near Bambul

Overall Bambul Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Town and city forecasts close to Bambul:

  • Closest city location
    3 mi
  • Second closest city location
    16 mi
  • Third closest city location
    19 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    19 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    22 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Bambul is Santos Dumont (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (SDU) in Brazil, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Bambul is Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (GIG), also in Brazil, 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is Santa Cruz (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (STU) in Brazil, 93 km (58 miles) away.
  • Francisco De Assis (Juiz De Fora) Airport (JDF) in Brazil is 143 km (89 miles) away.
  • Bartolomeu Lisandro (Campos) Airport (CAW), also in Brazil is the fifth nearest airport to Bambul and is 210 km (130 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Bambul, Rio de Janeiro. Use the tab navigation above to view Bambul sea temperature, Bambul photographs, Bambul detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Bambul webcams, current wind from Rio de Janeiro live weather stations and Bambul 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 Bambul.