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Cupe ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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Cupe break guidePhoto by: danielwebber82

Cupe Surf Guide

Cupe in Pernambuco is an exposed beach break that usually has waves. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Be warned that sharks have been sighted.

Cupe Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Cupe:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cupe occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Cupe sea temperature, Cupe photographs, Cupe detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cupe webcams, current wind from Pernambuco live weather stations and Cupe tide predictions. The Brazil swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Brazil and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Brazil wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Cupe

Cupe Surf:

Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 18:17 Local time
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 15
NE 10
NE 5
Wind State cross-
cross glass

Tide Times:

At Cupe (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Cupe Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Recife/Gilberto Freyre International Airport, 38 km from Cupe.

light winds from the ENE.(Wind varies from 020 to 100 degs)

Air temperature
29 °C

Current weather near Cupe

Overall Cupe Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

Surf stats for Cupe: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Cupe: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Surfer - Mauro Isola, Cupe photo


Photo credit: Mauro Rogério Isola

Cupe photo


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Cupe photo


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Cupe photo


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Cupe photo


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Cupe Location Maps

Cupe Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Pernambuco surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Cupe

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Cupe:

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Wave buoys nearest to Cupe:

Tide stations nearest to Cupe:

  • Closest tide station
    Rio Formoso
    18 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    22 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    30 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Sao Jose da Coroa Grande
    32 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    34 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Cupe is Guararapes (Recife) Airport (REC) in Brazil, which is 39 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Cupe is Zumbi Dos Palmares (Maceio) Airport (MCZ), also in Brazil, 146 km (91 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Intl. Pres. Castro Pinto (Joao Pessoa) Airport (JPA), also in Brazil, 167 km (104 miles) away.
Cupe break location map and break info