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Barra Vento ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.1

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Barra Vento Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.8 °C

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Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 07:42 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.8
SSE
1.4
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1.7
SSE
1.2
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Period (s) 7 7 7 9
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 20
SSE 20
SSE 25
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Wind State on cross-
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Barra Vento in North Bahia is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Salvador, Brazil, 5 km from Barra Vento.

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Barra Vento Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Salvador/Dois de Julho Airport, 26 km from Barra Vento.

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Overall Barra Vento Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Barra Vento is Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (Salvador) Airport (SSA) in Brazil, which is 24 km (15 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Barra Vento is Ilheus Airport (IOS), also in Brazil, 208 km (129 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Barra Vento, Bahia - Norte. Use the tab navigation above to view Barra Vento sea temperature, Barra Vento photographs, Barra Vento detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Barra Vento webcams, current wind from Bahia - Norte live weather stations and Barra Vento 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 Barra Vento.


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