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Pepino ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.3

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Pepino Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.2 °C

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Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 07:59 Local time
Wednesday 19
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 5
NNW 10
SSE 20
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Pepino in Rio de Janeiro is an exposed beach break that is often working, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the north northwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. The beach breaks are all lefts. It's often crowded here. Try not to swallow any water - there are pollution concerns here.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Barra da Tijuca, 5 km from Pepino.

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Pepino Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At CSCVL rampa Pedra Bonita Rio De Janeiro wx, 2 km from Pepino.

wind obs. (17.7 kph from 16 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
24.7 °C

Current weather near Pepino

Overall Pepino Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Pepino is Santos Dumont (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (SDU) in Brazil, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Pepino is Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (GIG), also in Brazil, 21 km (13 miles) away.
  • Third is Santa Cruz (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (STU) in Brazil, 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Francisco De Assis (Juiz De Fora) Airport (JDF) in Brazil is 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Bartolomeu Lisandro (Campos) Airport (CAW), also in Brazil is the fifth nearest airport to Pepino and is 249 km (155 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pepino, Rio de Janeiro. Use the tab navigation above to view Pepino sea temperature, Pepino photographs, Pepino detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pepino webcams, current wind from Rio de Janeiro live weather stations and Pepino 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 Pepino.