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Canto Bravo (Ilha Bela) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Canto Bravo (Ilha Bela) Surf Guide

Canto Bravo (Ilha Bela) in Sao Paulo is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offers right-handers. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Canto Bravo (Ilha Bela) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
27.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Canto Bravo (Ilha Bela):

The best conditions reported for surf at Canto Bravo (Ilha Bela) 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 Canto Bravo (Ilha Bela) (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Canto Bravo (Ilha Bela) 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.
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 Canto Bravo (Ilha Bela) Location Map

Interactive Canto Bravo (Ilha Bela) 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 Canto Bravo (Ilha Bela) is Sao Jose Dos Campos Airport (SJK) in Brazil, 92 km (57 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Canto Bravo (Ilha Bela) is Santos Air Base Airport (SSZ), also in Brazil, 92 km (57 miles) away.

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Canto Bravo (Ilha Bela) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 11 April 2021, 02:00 Local Time
Sunday 11
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 8 8 8 7
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 15
NE 10
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Canto Bravo (Ilha Bela)

Surf stats for Canto Bravo (Ilha Bela), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Canto Bravo (Ilha Bela)

Wind stats for Canto Bravo (Ilha Bela), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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We hope you find the new 12-day forecasts and additional details useful.

Kudos to everyone who helped us debug this over the past 3 months.

Be sure to click on the Advanced Surf option to see extra details about the sea-state. Look out for crossing swells and short period local wind swells and chop that will often spoil a groundswell even if the wind is perfect. As yet there is no allowance for this in the swell rating. This is something we are working on.