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

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Prainha Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Bahia – Sul, Brazil)

Prainha, Itacaré, Brazil photo

Photo credit: Marcelo

Prainha, Itacaré, Brazil photo

Photo credit: Marcelo

Prainha Spot ID:

Type: beach and point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.4 °C

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Sunday, 19 April 2015, 19:55 Local time

Sun Mon
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 7 7 7 8
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
E 10
E 5
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Prainha in Bahia - Sul 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. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the east southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights and there is a left hand point break too. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

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Live Weather:

At Ilheus Airport, 56 km from Prainha.

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Air temperature
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Current weather near Prainha

Overall Prainha Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Prainha:

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Closest break Sao Jose 1 mi
Second closest break Tiririca 1 mi
Third closest break Boca da Barra 1 mi
Fourth closest break Corals 1 mi
Fifth closest break Pontal 3 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Prainha:

Closest wave buoy Brazil Buoy 1372 mi
Second closest wave buoy Middle Atlantic Buoy 2027 mi
Third closest wave buoy West Atlantic Buoy 2199 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy East of Martinique Buoy 2310 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Eastern Caribbean Buoy 2700 mi

Tide stations nearest to Prainha:

Closest tide station Itacare 2 mi
Second closest tide station Camamu 25 mi
Third closest tide station Camamu 27 mi
Fourth closest tide station Malhado 32 mi
Fifth closest tide station Ilheus 35 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Prainha:

Closest ski area Chacaltaya (Bolivia) 1948 mi
Second closest ski area Vallecitos (Argentina) 2313 mi
Third closest ski area Los Penitentes (Argentina) 2324 mi
Fourth closest ski area Los Puquios (Argentina) 2327 mi
Fifth closest ski area Portillo (Chile) 2339 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Prainha:

Closest city location Ubaitaba (Brazil) 23 mi
Second closest city location Ilheus (Brazil) 38 mi
Third closest city location Itabuna (Brazil) 41 mi
Fourth closest city location Coaraci (Brazil) 45 mi
Fifth closest city location Ipiau (Brazil) 52 mi
  • 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.
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