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Ilha dos Lobos break guidePhoto by: Edilson Assunção

Ilha dos Lobos Surf Guide

Ilha dos Lobos in Rio Grande Do Sul is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. A left hand reef break. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rocks,sea lions.

Ilha dos Lobos Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ilha dos Lobos:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ilha dos Lobos 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 Ilha dos Lobos (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Ilha dos Lobos 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 31% of the time in June while 53% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 16% 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 Ilha dos Lobos Location Map

Interactive Ilha dos Lobos 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 Ilha dos Lobos is Campo Dos Bugres (Caxias Do Sul) Airport (CXJ) in Brazil, which is 137 km (85 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Ilha dos Lobos is Salgado Filho (Porto Alegre) Airport (POA), also in Brazil, 145 km (90 miles) away.

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Ilha dos Lobos Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 27 January 2023, 23:24 Local Time
Saturday 28
Wave (m)
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Ilha dos Lobos

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

Wind History at Ilha dos Lobos

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

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