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Gaibu ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Gaibu Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.2 °C

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Friday, 16 November 2018, 12:33 Local time
Friday 16
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
E 25
E 25
E 20
Wind State on cross-
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Gaibu in Pernambuco is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the west northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Rarely crowded here. Sharks may be a hazard at this break.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Gaibu Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Recife/Gilberto Freyre International Airport, 23 km from Gaibu.

light winds from the E

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
29 °C

Current weather near Gaibu

Overall Gaibu Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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  • The closest passenger airport to Gaibu is Guararapes (Recife) Airport (REC) in Brazil, which is 24 km (15 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Gaibu is Intl. Pres. Castro Pinto (Joao Pessoa) Airport (JPA), also in Brazil, 158 km (98 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Zumbi Dos Palmares (Maceio) Airport (MCZ), also in Brazil, 160 km (99 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Gaibu, Pernambuco. Use the tab navigation above to view Gaibu sea temperature, Gaibu photographs, Gaibu detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Gaibu webcams, current wind from Pernambuco live weather stations and Gaibu 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 Gaibu.