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Type: river

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.5 °C

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Monday, 16 July 2018, 06:06 Local time
Monday 16
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 10 10 10 9
Wind (km/h) 15
N 15
N 10
Wind State cross-

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Barra de Guaratiba in Rio de Janeiro is a reasonably exposed river break that has unreliable waves. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the northeast with some shelter here from east winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. The river breaks are all lefts. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Take care of the strong rips here.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Rio DE Janeiro -Marambaia, 4 km from Barra de Guaratiba.

light winds from the NNE

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Air temperature
20.5 °C

Current weather near Barra de Guaratiba

Overall Barra de Guaratiba Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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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.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.