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Praiao ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Praiao Spot ID

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Type: river

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.2 °C

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Friday, 22 February 2019, 05:26 Local time
Friday 22
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 5
S 10
SE 10
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Praiao in Sao Paulo is an exposed river break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the north northwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. The river break provides left and right handers. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Itanhaem, 1 km from Praiao.

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Praiao Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sao Paulo/Congonhas Airport, 64 km from Praiao.

light winds from the ENE.(Wind varies from 030 to 110 degs)

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
21 °C

Current weather near Praiao

Overall Praiao Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The closest passenger airport to Praiao is Santos Air Base Airport (SSZ) in Brazil, 58 km (36 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Praiao is Congonhas (Sao Paulo) Airport (CGH), also in Brazil, 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • Third is Guarulhos (Sao Paulo) Airport (GRU) in Brazil, 89 km (55 miles) away.
  • Viracopos (Campinas) Airport (VCP) in Brazil is 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Sao Jose Dos Campos Airport (SJK), also in Brazil is the fifth nearest airport to Praiao and is 141 km (88 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Praiao, São Paulo. Use the tab navigation above to view Praiao sea temperature, Praiao photographs, Praiao detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Praiao webcams, current wind from São Paulo live weather stations and Praiao 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 Praiao.