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Praia Grande ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Praia Grande Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.8 °C

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Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 07:40 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.3
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1.5
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1.5
S
Period (s) 11 11 11 12
Wind (km/h) 20
E 20
E 25
ENE 35
ENE
Wind State cross-
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Praia Grande in Rio de Janeiro Norte is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach break provides left and right handers. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Hazards include no surfing flags set by fishermen.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Arraial do Cabo, 3 km from Praia Grande.

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Praia Grande Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cabo Frio, 6 km from Praia Grande.

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Overall Praia Grande Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Praia Grande is Santos Dumont (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (SDU) in Brazil, 114 km (71 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Praia Grande is Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (GIG), also in Brazil, 123 km (76 miles) away.
  • Third is Bartolomeu Lisandro (Campos) Airport (CAW) in Brazil, 160 km (99 miles) away.
  • Santa Cruz (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (STU) in Brazil is 171 km (106 miles) away.
  • Francisco De Assis (Juiz De Fora) Airport (JDF), also in Brazil is the fifth nearest airport to Praia Grande and is 189 km (117 miles) away.
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