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Itaipuacu ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.5
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 4.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Itaipuacu Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.9 °C

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Sunday, 20 January 2019, 03:51 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 8 8 15 10
Wind (km/h) 10
E 5
Wind State off cross-
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Itaipuacu in Rio de Janeiro is an exposed reef break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the northeast with some shelter here from southwest winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Both left (best) and right reef breaks.. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips and rocks.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bambul, 4 km from Itaipuacu.

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Itaipuacu Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Santos Dumont/Rio de Janeiro Airport, 34 km from Itaipuacu.

light winds from the SSE

Thunderstorm - in the vicinity
Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near Itaipuacu

Overall Itaipuacu Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to Itaipuacu:

  • Closest city location
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    15 mi
  • Third closest city location
    17 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    22 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    24 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Itaipuacu is Santos Dumont (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (SDU) in Brazil, 33 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Itaipuacu is Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (GIG), also in Brazil, 44 km (27 miles) away.
  • Third is Santa Cruz (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (STU) in Brazil, 89 km (55 miles) away.
  • Francisco De Assis (Juiz De Fora) Airport (JDF) in Brazil is 142 km (88 miles) away.
  • Bartolomeu Lisandro (Campos) Airport (CAW), also in Brazil is the fifth nearest airport to Itaipuacu and is 213 km (132 miles) away.
Itaipuacu break location map and break info

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