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Guarita ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Guarita Surf Guide

Guarita in Rio Grande Do Sul is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the west northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the east. There are left and right breaking reefs. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Hazards include rocks,currents.

Guarita Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
23.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Guarita:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Guarita with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 16% of the time in March while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 32% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
16%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
52%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
32%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Guarita Location Map

Interactive Guarita 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 Guarita is Campo Dos Bugres (Caxias Do Sul) Airport (CXJ) in Brazil, which is 134 km (83 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Guarita is Salgado Filho (Porto Alegre) Airport (POA), also in Brazil, 139 km (86 miles) away.

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Guarita Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 03:41 Local Time
Sunday 18
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 0.4
SE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.5
S
Period (s) 8 6 6 5
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 10
WSW 10
W 5
WNW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
off off

Swell History at Guarita

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

Wind History at Guarita

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

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