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Barra do Sai ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.1

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Barra do Sai Surf Guide

Barra do Sai in Santa Caterina is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. Waves at the beach break both left and right. It's sometimes crowded here. Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

Barra do Sai Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.1
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
23.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Barra do Sai:

The best conditions reported for surf at Barra do Sai occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Barra do Sai with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 12% of the time in May while 25% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 63% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
25%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
63%
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 Sai Location Map

Interactive Barra do Sai 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 Sai is Joinville Airport (JOI) in Brazil, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Barra do Sai is Afonso Pena (Curitiba) Airport (CWB), also in Brazil, 72 km (45 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Barra do Sai Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 12:41 Local Time
Friday 14
12PM3PM6PM9PM
Wave (m) 0.6
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
Period (s) 12 12 12 11
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 5
ESE 5
NE 5
N
Wind State on cross-
on
glass cross-
off

Swell History at Barra do Sai

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

Wind History at Barra do Sai

Wind stats for Barra do Sai, 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 Sai. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    8km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    13km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: very consistent
    22km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Barra do Sai: