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Araruna Surf Guide

Araruna in Maranhão is a sheltered sandbar break that only works once in a while. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the west southwest. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the best wave direction is from the north northeast. The sandbar break provides left and right handers. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Araruna Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
29.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Araruna:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Araruna with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 0% of the time in January while 1% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 99% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
0%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
1%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
99%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Araruna 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.

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Araruna Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 9 May 2021, 16:18 Local Time
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Wave (m) -
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0.1
NE
0.1
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Period (s) - - 2 2
Wind (km/h) 10
E 10
ENE 15
ENE 15
ENE
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Swell History at Araruna

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

Wind History at Araruna

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

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