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Canto de Jacone ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.5

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Canto de Jacone Surf Guide

Canto de Jacone in Rio de Janeiro Norte is a sheltered beach and point break. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers mainly left hand waves. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of rips and permission.

Canto de Jacone Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
26.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Canto de Jacone:

The best conditions reported for surf at Canto de Jacone occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Canto de Jacone with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 9% of the time in June while 11% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 80% 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 de Jacone Location Map

Interactive Canto de Jacone 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 de Jacone is Santos Dumont (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (SDU) in Brazil, 50 km (31 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Canto de Jacone is Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (GIG), also in Brazil, 60 km (37 miles) away.

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Canto de Jacone Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 01:54 Local Time
Tuesday 13
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 16 5 6 15
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 20
SSW 20
SW 25
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Swell History at Canto de Jacone

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

Wind History at Canto de Jacone

Wind stats for Canto de Jacone, 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.