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

Overall: 2.5

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Praia das Dunas Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell E | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.8 °C

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Friday, 21 September 2018, 16:21 Local time
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 15
WSW 20
WSW 20
Wind State off cross-

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Praia das Dunas in Rio de Janeiro Norte is a fairly exposed beach break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Able to handle light onshore wind Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the east. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Arraial do Cabo, 5 km from Praia das Dunas.

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Praia das Dunas Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cabo Frio, 5 km from Praia das Dunas.

light winds from the E

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
26 °C

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Overall Praia das Dunas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Praia das Dunas is Santos Dumont (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (SDU) in Brazil, 115 km (71 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Praia das Dunas is Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (GIG), also in Brazil, 124 km (77 miles) away.
  • Third is Bartolomeu Lisandro (Campos) Airport (CAW) in Brazil, 156 km (97 miles) away.
  • Santa Cruz (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (STU) in Brazil is 172 km (107 miles) away.
  • Francisco De Assis (Juiz De Fora) Airport (JDF), also in Brazil is the fifth nearest airport to Praia das Dunas and is 187 km (116 miles) away.
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