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

Overall: 3.3

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Itaipu Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.4 °C

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Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 14:05 Local time
Wednesday 20
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
SW 20
SSW 15
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Itaipu in Rio de Janeiro is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Rio DE Janeiro -Forte DE Copacabana, 16 km from Itaipu.

light winds from the WSW

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Air temperature
27.7 °C

Current weather near Itaipu

Overall Itaipu Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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  • The closest passenger airport to Itaipu is Santos Dumont (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (SDU) in Brazil, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Itaipu is Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (GIG), also in Brazil, 28 km (17 miles) away.
  • Third is Santa Cruz (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (STU) in Brazil, 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Francisco De Assis (Juiz De Fora) Airport (JDF) in Brazil is 136 km (84 miles) away.
  • Bartolomeu Lisandro (Campos) Airport (CAW), also in Brazil is the fifth nearest airport to Itaipu and is 228 km (142 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Itaipu, Rio de Janeiro. Use the tab navigation above to view Itaipu sea temperature, Itaipu photographs, Itaipu detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Itaipu webcams, current wind from Rio de Janeiro live weather stations and Itaipu 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 Itaipu.