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Praia Brava ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.5

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Praia Brava Spot ID

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Type: beach/jetty

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.5 °C

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Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 12:18 Local time
Tuesday 12
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Wave (m) 0.8
E
1.3
SSE
1.4
S
0.9
ESE
Period (s) 9 6 8 6
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 20
SSE 20
SE 15
SE
Wind State on on on on

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Praia Brava in Rio de Janeiro Norte is a fairly exposed beach/jetty break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Sometimes crowded. The crowds in the water make a gath helmet a good idea.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil, 9 km from Praia Brava.

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Praia Brava Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Aeroporto São Pedro da Aldeia Airport, 17 km from Praia Brava.

light winds from the SW.(Wind varies from 190 to 250 degs)

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Dry and partly cloudy
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26 °C

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Overall Praia Brava Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Praia Brava is Santos Dumont (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (SDU) in Brazil, 127 km (79 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Praia Brava is Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (GIG), also in Brazil, 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Third is Bartolomeu Lisandro (Campos) Airport (CAW) in Brazil, 140 km (87 miles) away.
  • Santa Cruz (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (STU) in Brazil is 184 km (114 miles) away.
  • Francisco De Assis (Juiz De Fora) Airport (JDF), also in Brazil is the fifth nearest airport to Praia Brava and is 188 km (117 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Praia Brava, Rio de Janeiro. Use the tab navigation above to view Praia Brava sea temperature, Praia Brava photographs, Praia Brava detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Praia Brava webcams, current wind from Rio de Janeiro live weather stations and Praia Brava 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 Praia Brava.