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Prainha ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.7
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.7

Overall: 3.1

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Prainha Spot ID

Prainha, Itacaré, Brazil photo

Prainha

Photo credit: Marcelo

Prainha, Itacaré, Brazil photo

Prainha

Photo credit: Marcelo

Type: beach and point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.5 °C

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Thursday, 26 May 2016, 21:24 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.0
E
0.9
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0.8
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Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 15
SSE 15
S 15
SSW
Wind State cross-
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Prainha in South Bahia is an exposed beach and point break that has reliable surf. The surf tends to be best in the spring. Ideal winds are from the west northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the east southeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights and there is also a left hand point break. It very rarely gets crowded here. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Itacare, 3 km from Prainha.

IS AT (local time)

Prainha Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Una Hotel Transa, 117 km from Prainha.

light winds from the S

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Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
25 °C

Current weather near Prainha

Overall Prainha Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Tide stations nearest to Prainha:

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    25 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    27 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    32 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    35 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Prainha:

  • Closest city location
    23 mi
  • Second closest city location
    38 mi
  • Third closest city location
    41 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    45 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    52 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Prainha is Ilheus Airport (IOS) in Brazil, which is 58 km (36 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Prainha is Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (Salvador) Airport (SSA), also in Brazil, 169 km (105 miles) away.
Prainha break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Prainha, Bahia - Sul. Use the tab navigation above to view Prainha sea temperature, Prainha photographs, Prainha detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Prainha webcams, current wind from Bahia - Sul live weather stations and Prainha 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 Prainha.


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