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Praia da Macumba ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.2
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.2
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.8

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Praia da Macumba Spot ID

Macumba double overhead, Praia da Macumba photo

Praia da Macumba

Photo credit: Francisco A. O. Pereira

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.0 °C

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Friday, 21 September 2018, 05:23 Local time
Friday 21
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
W 5
W 15
SW 15
Wind State glass glass cross-

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Praia da Macumba in Rio de Janeiro is a fairly exposed beach break that has very consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the north with some shelter here from east winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Often Crowded. Beware of rips, rocks, locals.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Rio DE Janeiro, 7 km from Praia da Macumba.

light winds from the WSW

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Air temperature
20.3 °C

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Overall Praia da Macumba Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Praia da Macumba Location Map

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  • The closest passenger airport to Praia da Macumba is Santa Cruz (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (STU) in Brazil, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Praia da Macumba is Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (GIG), also in Brazil, 34 km (21 miles) away.
  • Third is Santos Dumont (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (SDU) in Brazil, 35 km (22 miles) away.
  • Francisco De Assis (Juiz De Fora) Airport (JDF) in Brazil is 138 km (86 miles) away.
  • Sao Jose Dos Campos Airport (SJK), also in Brazil is the fifth nearest airport to Praia da Macumba and is 245 km (152 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Praia da Macumba, Rio de Janeiro. Use the tab navigation above to view Praia da Macumba sea temperature, Praia da Macumba photographs, Praia da Macumba detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Praia da Macumba webcams, current wind from Rio de Janeiro live weather stations and Praia da Macumba 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 da Macumba.