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Engenhoca ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Engenhoca Surf Guide

Engenhoca in South Bahia is an exposed beach and point break that has reliable surf. The surf tends to be optimum in the spring. Ideal winds are from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east southeast. The beach break offers mainly left hand waves. Rarely crowded here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Engenhoca Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and pointIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
28.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Engenhoca:

The best conditions reported for surf at Engenhoca occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Engenhoca with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 37% of the time in April while 63% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
37%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
63%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
0%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Engenhoca Location Map

Interactive Engenhoca 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 Engenhoca is Ilheus Airport (IOS) in Brazil, which is 52 km (32 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Engenhoca is Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (Salvador) Airport (SSA), also in Brazil, 176 km (109 miles) away.

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Engenhoca Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 11:56 Local Time
Thursday 15
12PM3PM6PM9PM
Wave (m) 0.9
SSE
1.2
SE
1.5
SSE
1.5
SSE
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 25
SSE 20
SSE 25
SSE
Wind State cross cross-
on
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Swell History at Engenhoca

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

Wind History at Engenhoca

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

Engenhoca Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 3 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s33.0
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s44.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s22.0
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s33.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s33.0
  • ...

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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Flavio Moreira from Brazil
“One of the best spots at South Bahia.”

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