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Barra do Sai break guide

Barra do Sai Surf Guide

Barra do Sai in Espirito Santo is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. There are left and right breaking reefs. Rarely crowded here. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Barra do Sai Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
24.7°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 Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Barra do Sai with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 32% of the time in March while 27% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 41% 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 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 nearest passenger airport to Barra do Sai is Goiabeiras (Vitoria) Airport (VIX) in Brazil, which is 60 km (37 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Barra do Sai is Caravelas Airport (CRQ), also in Brazil, 250 km (155 miles) away.

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Barra do Sai Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 22 May 2022, 12:09 Local Time
Sunday 22
Wave (m)
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross cross cross-

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.

Barra do Sai Reviews:

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Based on 2 votes.
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  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s43.5
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s33.0
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s11.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s44.0
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Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Rodrigo Sardenberg from Brazil
“The best swell to Sahy is not south but southeast, with angle of 175 ° and 150 °, with the best being 160 ° and the wind WNW quadrant and N.”

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