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Areia Preta ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.8

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Areia Preta Surf Guide

Areia Preta in Rio Grande Do Norte is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf Works best in offshore winds from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Overcrowding can even make surfing hazardous.

Areia Preta Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
28.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Areia Preta:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Areia Preta 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 5% of the time in April while 87% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
5%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
87%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
8%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Areia Preta Location Map

Interactive Areia Preta 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 Areia Preta is Augusto Severo (Natal) Airport (NAT) in Brazil, which is 16 km (10 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Areia Preta is Intl. Pres. Castro Pinto (Joao Pessoa) Airport (JPA), also in Brazil, 183 km (114 miles) away.

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Areia Preta Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 23:00 Local Time
Wednesday 12
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 1.3
SE
1.3
SE
1.3
SE
1.2
SE
Period (s) 6 8 8 5
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 15
SSE 20
SSE 20
SSE
Wind State cross cross cross cross-
on

Swell History at Areia Preta

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

Wind History at Areia Preta

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

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