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Boicucanga Surf Guide

Boicucanga in Sao Paulo is an exposed beach break that only works once in a while. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care of locals and pollution.

Boicucanga Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
24.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Boicucanga:

The best conditions reported for surf at Boicucanga occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Boicucanga 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 38% of the time in May while 47% 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
38%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
47%
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 Boicucanga Location Map

Interactive Boicucanga 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 Boicucanga is Sao Jose Dos Campos Airport (SJK) in Brazil, 66 km (41 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Boicucanga is Santos Air Base Airport (SSZ), also in Brazil, 68 km (42 miles) away.

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Boicucanga Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 13:30 Local Time
Tuesday 17
12PM3PM6PM9PM
Wave (m)
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
S
1.6
SSW
Period (s) 8 8 8 9
Wind (km/h)
10
15
5
15
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross cross-
off

Swell History at Boicucanga

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

Wind History at Boicucanga

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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