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Grumari Surf Guide

Grumari in Rio de Janeiro is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. The best wind direction is from the north northwest with some shelter here from north winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for - Private beach.

Grumari Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Grumari:

The best conditions reported for surf at Grumari occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Grumari with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 43% of the time in June while 36% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 21% 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 Grumari Location Map

Interactive Grumari 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.

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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Grumari Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 16 April 2021, 21:24 Local Time
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 8 5 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
E 15
ENE 10
NE 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

Swell History at Grumari

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

Wind History at Grumari

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

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