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

Overall: 3.0

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Sao Jose Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.3 °C

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Friday, 22 February 2019, 06:01 Local time
Friday 22
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 5 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 5
SE 10
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Sao Jose in South Bahia is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf. The surf tends to be optimum in the spring. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the east southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Rarely crowded here. Take care of the strong rips here.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Itacare, 3 km from Sao Jose.

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Sao Jose Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ilheus, 43 km from Sao Jose.

light winds from the SW

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Air temperature
23.5 °C

Current weather near Sao Jose

Overall Sao Jose Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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Tide stations nearest to Sao Jose:

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    26 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    28 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    32 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    35 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Sao Jose:

  • Closest city location
    23 mi
  • Second closest city location
    37 mi
  • Third closest city location
    40 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    45 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    52 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Sao Jose is Ilheus Airport (IOS) in Brazil, which is 57 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Sao Jose is Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (Salvador) Airport (SSA), also in Brazil, 170 km (106 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Sao Jose, Bahia - Sul. Use the tab navigation above to view Sao Jose sea temperature, Sao Jose photographs, Sao Jose detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sao Jose webcams, current wind from Bahia - Sul live weather stations and Sao Jose 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 Sao Jose.