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

Overall: 3.0

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Barrinha Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.6 °C

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Friday, 20 July 2018, 11:38 Local time
Friday 20
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
E 20
E 25
ENE 25
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Barrinha in Rio de Janeiro Norte is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that has reliable surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips and pollution.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Saquarema, 3 km from Barrinha.

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Barrinha Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Aeroporto São Pedro da Aldeia Airport, 42 km from Barrinha.

moderate winds from the NE

Air temperature
24 °C

Current weather near Barrinha

Overall Barrinha Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Barrinha is Santos Dumont (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (SDU) in Brazil, 69 km (43 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Barrinha is Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (GIG), also in Brazil, 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Third is Santa Cruz (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (STU) in Brazil, 126 km (78 miles) away.
  • Francisco De Assis (Juiz De Fora) Airport (JDF) in Brazil is 157 km (98 miles) away.
  • Bartolomeu Lisandro (Campos) Airport (CAW), also in Brazil is the fifth nearest airport to Barrinha and is 185 km (115 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Barrinha, Rio de Janeiro. Use the tab navigation above to view Barrinha sea temperature, Barrinha photographs, Barrinha detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Barrinha webcams, current wind from Rio de Janeiro live weather stations and Barrinha 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 Barrinha.