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Gaibu ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Gaibu break guidePhoto by: Regi Galvão

Gaibu Surf Guide

Gaibu in Pernambuco is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the west northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Rarely crowded here. Sharks may be a hazard at this break.

Gaibu Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
28.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Gaibu:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Gaibu 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 6% of the time in May while 88% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
6%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
88%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
6%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Gaibu Location Map

Interactive Gaibu 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 Gaibu is Guararapes (Recife) Airport (REC) in Brazil, which is 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Gaibu is Intl. Pres. Castro Pinto (Joao Pessoa) Airport (JPA), also in Brazil, 158 km (98 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Gaibu Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 18:33 Local Time
WedThu
6PM9PM0AM3AM
Wave (m) 0.6
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.5
SSE
0.6
SSE
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
E 10
E 5
ENE 5
ENE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glass

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Swell History at Gaibu

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Wind History at Gaibu

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

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