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Havaizinho ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.7

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Havaizinho Surf Guide

Havaizinho in South Bahia is an exposed beach break that only works when conditions are just right. The surf tends to be best in the spring. Ideal winds are from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rocks and rips.

Havaizinho Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
27.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Havaizinho:

The best conditions reported for surf at Havaizinho 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 Havaizinho (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Havaizinho 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 Havaizinho Location Map

Interactive Havaizinho 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 Havaizinho is Ilheus Airport (IOS) in Brazil, which is 51 km (32 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Havaizinho is Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (Salvador) Airport (SSA), also in Brazil, 177 km (110 miles) away.

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Havaizinho Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 16:47 Local Time
MonTue
6PM9PM0AM3AM
Wave (m) 0.5
SE
0.8
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.8
ENE
Period (s) 6 6 5 5
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 10
NNE 5
NNE 10
N
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross cross

Swell History at Havaizinho

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

Wind History at Havaizinho

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

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    Reliability: consistent
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    Reliability: consistent
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