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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

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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: 28.9 °C

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Monday, 27 April 2015, 21:33 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.7
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Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 20
SE 10
ESE 5
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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.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

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 Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport, 25 km from Barra Vento.

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Current weather near Barra Vento

Overall Barra Vento Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Barra Vento Location Maps

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Barra Vento:

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Wave buoys nearest to Barra Vento:

Tide stations nearest to Barra Vento:

  • Closest tide station
    Salvador
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Itaparica
    13 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Aratu
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Lauro de Freitas
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Suape
    20 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Barra Vento:

  • Closest ski area
    Chacaltaya (Bolivia)
    1993 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Vallecitos (Argentina)
    2394 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Los Penitentes (Argentina)
    2403 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Los Puquios (Argentina)
    2407 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Portillo (Chile)
    2420 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Barra Vento:

  • Closest city location
    Salvador (Brazil)
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Lauro de Freitas (Brazil)
    16 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Simoes Filho (Brazil)
    17 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Camacari (Brazil)
    26 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Nazare (Brazil)
    33 mi

Airports

  • 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.
Barra Vento break location map and break info

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.