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Barra do Chui ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Barra do Chui Surf Guide

Barra do Chui in Rio Grande Do Sul is an exposed beach/jetty break that has dependable surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach break favours right handers. It's sometimes crowded here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Barra do Chui Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach/jettyIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
22.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Barra do Chui:

The best conditions reported for surf at Barra do Chui occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Barra do Chui with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 22% of the time in June while 24% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 54% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
22%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
24%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
54%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Barra do Chui Location Map

Interactive Barra do Chui 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 Barra do Chui is Cerro Largo (Melo) Airport (MLZ) in Uruguay, which is 174 km (108 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Barra do Chui is El Jaguel International (Punta Del Este) Airport (PDP), also in Uruguay, 199 km (124 miles) away.

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Barra do Chui Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 22:23 Local Time
Thursday 15
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.5
SE
0.5
SE
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 20
NNE 15
NNE 15
NNE
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Barra do Chui

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

Wind History at Barra do Chui

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

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