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Praia Preta ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Crowds: 2.5
Accommodation: 1.0

Overall: 2.4

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Praia Preta Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.6 °C

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Friday, 22 March 2019, 06:50 Local time
Friday 22
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 8 8 6 7
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 15
ESE 15
ESE 15
Wind State cross-

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Praia Preta in Sao Paulo is a fairly exposed beach break that usually has waves. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northwest with some shelter here from southwest winds. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach break provides left and right handers. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bertioga, 2 km from Praia Preta.

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Praia Preta Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sao Paulo/Congonhas Airport, 58 km from Praia Preta.

light winds from the ESE

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
17 °C

Current weather near Praia Preta

Overall Praia Preta Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Town and city forecasts close to Praia Preta:

  • Closest city location
    1 mi
  • Second closest city location
    15 mi
  • Third closest city location
    15 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    18 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    19 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Praia Preta is Santos Air Base Airport (SSZ) in Brazil, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Praia Preta is Guarulhos (Sao Paulo) Airport (GRU), also in Brazil, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Third is Congonhas (Sao Paulo) Airport (CGH) in Brazil, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Sao Jose Dos Campos Airport (SJK) in Brazil is 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • Viracopos (Campinas) Airport (VCP), also in Brazil is the fifth nearest airport to Praia Preta and is 140 km (87 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Praia Preta, São Paulo. Use the tab navigation above to view Praia Preta sea temperature, Praia Preta photographs, Praia Preta detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Praia Preta webcams, current wind from São Paulo live weather stations and Praia Preta 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 Preta.