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Barra do Sahy Surf Guide

Barra do Sahy in Sao Paulo is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the south. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include .

Barra do Sahy Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
24.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Barra do Sahy:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Barra do Sahy with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 49% of the time in May while 36% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 15% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
49%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
36%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
15%
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 Sahy Location Map

Interactive Barra do Sahy 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 closest passenger airport to Barra do Sahy is Sao Jose Dos Campos Airport (SJK) in Brazil, 64 km (40 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Barra do Sahy is Santos Air Base Airport (SSZ), also in Brazil, 64 km (40 miles) away.

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Barra do Sahy Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 06:52 Local Time
Wednesday 18
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m)
1.4
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
Period (s) 8 10 10 10
Wind (km/h)
20
20
25
25
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross cross

Swell History at Barra do Sahy

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

Wind History at Barra do Sahy

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Barra do Sahy. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: very consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    5km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Barra do Sahy: