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

Overall: 3.0

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Barre de Marica Spot ID

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Type: river

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.9 °C

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Friday, 20 July 2018, 06:07 Local time
Friday 20
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 10
NE 10
ESE 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Barre de Marica in Rio de Janeiro is an exposed river break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The river break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include rips and isolation.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bambul, 5 km from Barre de Marica.

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Barre de Marica Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Santos Dumont/Rio de Janeiro Airport, 42 km from Barre de Marica.

light winds from the NNW

Air temperature
21 °C

Current weather near Barre de Marica

Overall Barre de Marica Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Barre de Marica:

  • Closest city location
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    16 mi
  • Third closest city location
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    20 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    22 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Barre de Marica is Santos Dumont (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (SDU) in Brazil, 41 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Barre de Marica is Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (GIG), also in Brazil, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is Santa Cruz (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (STU) in Brazil, 98 km (61 miles) away.
  • Francisco De Assis (Juiz De Fora) Airport (JDF) in Brazil is 145 km (90 miles) away.
  • Bartolomeu Lisandro (Campos) Airport (CAW), also in Brazil is the fifth nearest airport to Barre de Marica and is 206 km (128 miles) away.
Barre de Marica break location map and break info

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