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

Overall: 2.7

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Caravelas Surf Guide

Caravelas in Rio de Janeiro Norte is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the east. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for private.

Caravelas Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Caravelas:

The best conditions reported for surf at Caravelas occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Caravelas with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 53% of the time in January while 6% 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.
clean
53%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
6%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
41%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Caravelas Location Map

Interactive Caravelas 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 Caravelas is Santos Dumont (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (SDU) in Brazil, 124 km (77 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Caravelas is Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (GIG), also in Brazil, 132 km (82 miles) away.

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Caravelas Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 16:47 Local Time
WedThu
6PM9PM0AM3AM
Wave (m) 4.0
S
4.5
SSE
4.0
SSE
3.5
SSE
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 15
SW 10
SW 10
WSW
Wind State on on on cross-
on

Swell History at Caravelas

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

Wind History at Caravelas

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

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