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Afogadas ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 1.4

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Afogadas break guidePhoto by: Alfonso Pillado

Afogadas Surf Guide

Afogadas in Rio Grande Do Norte is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the west southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here.

Afogadas Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s11.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Afogadas:

The best conditions reported for surf at Afogadas occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Afogadas with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 1% of the time in April while 26% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 73% 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
26%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
73%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Afogadas Location Map

Interactive Afogadas 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 Afogadas is Augusto Severo (Natal) Airport (NAT) in Brazil, which is 46 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Afogadas is Intl. Pres. Castro Pinto (Joao Pessoa) Airport (JPA), also in Brazil, 146 km (91 miles) away.

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Afogadas Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 17:07 Local Time
ThuFri
6PM9PM0AM3AM
Wave (m) 0.8
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
E 10
ENE 10
ENE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
on on

Swell History at Afogadas

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

Wind History at Afogadas

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

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon beachBeach
    Reliability: very consistent
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