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Type: river

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.9 °C

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Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 18:02 Local time
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 12 11 11 10
Wind (km/h) 10
N 10
Wind State cross-
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Barra de Guaratiba in Rio de Janeiro is a fairly exposed river break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the northeast with some shelter here from east winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. Prevailing left breaking waves at the river break. Likely to be crowded if working. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

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Live Weather:

At SJGK Helicentro Guaratiba Rio De Janeiro wx, 8 km from Barra de Guaratiba.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
30.6 °C

Current weather near Barra de Guaratiba

Overall Barra de Guaratiba Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Barra de Guaratiba, Rio de Janeiro. Use the tab navigation above to view Barra de Guaratiba sea temperature, Barra de Guaratiba photographs, Barra de Guaratiba detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Barra de Guaratiba webcams, current wind from Rio de Janeiro live weather stations and Barra de Guaratiba 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 de Guaratiba.