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Baduska Surf Guide

Baduska in South Bahia is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. The surf tends to be best in the spring. Offshore winds are from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. The beach breaks consists of rights. Sometimes crowded. Take care of the strong rips here.

Baduska Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Baduska:

The best conditions reported for surf at Baduska occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Baduska 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 40% of the time in April while 60% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Baduska Location Map

Interactive Baduska 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 Baduska is Ilheus Airport (IOS) in Brazil, which is 2 km (1 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Baduska is Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (Salvador) Airport (SSA), also in Brazil, 224 km (139 miles) away.

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Baduska Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 09:18 Local Time
Wednesday 18
Wave (m)
Period (s) 4 5 5 5
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

Swell History at Baduska

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

Wind History at Baduska

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

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