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Abras ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Abras Surf Guide

Abras in Fernando do Noronha is a sheltered reef break that has inconsistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the west northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells A left hand reef break. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for urchins, rocks and sharks.

Abras Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
28.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Abras:

The best conditions reported for surf at Abras occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Abras (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Abras with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 1% of the time in April while 8% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 90% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
1%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
8%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
90%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Abras Location Map

Interactive Abras surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Abras is Fernando De Noronha Airport (FEN) in Brazil, which is 3 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Abras is Augusto Severo (Natal) Airport (NAT), also in Brazil, 391 km (243 miles) away.

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Abras Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 27 February 2021, 23:40 Local Time
Sunday 28
1AM4AM7AM10AM
Wave (m) 1.1
N
1.2
N
1.5
N
1.3
N
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 25
ESE 25
ESE 25
ESE
Wind State on on on on

Swell History at Abras

Surf stats for Abras, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Abras

Wind stats for Abras, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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    Reliability: consistent
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