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Cacimba do Padre break guidePhoto by: escóssia

Cacimba do Padre Surf Guide

Cacimba do Padre in Fernando De Noronha is an exposed beach break that usually has waves. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the south southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the north northwest. The beach break favours right handers. Rarely crowded here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Cacimba do Padre Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
29.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cacimba do Padre:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cacimba do Padre occur when a North-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Cacimba do Padre with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 49% of the time in February while 17% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 34% 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 Cacimba do Padre Location Map

Interactive Cacimba do Padre 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 Cacimba do Padre is Fernando De Noronha Airport (FEN) in Brazil, which is 2 km (1 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Cacimba do Padre is Augusto Severo (Natal) Airport (NAT), also in Brazil, 387 km (240 miles) away.

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Cacimba do Padre Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 29 March 2023, 23:26 Local Time
Thursday 30
Wave (m)
Period (s) 14 18 17 16
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Cacimba do Padre

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

Wind History at Cacimba do Padre

Wind stats for Cacimba do Padre, 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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    Reliability: consistent
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    Reliability: consistent
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    Reliability: consistent
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