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Ipitanga ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.7
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Ipitanga Surf Guide

Ipitanga in North Bahia is an exposed beach break that has very reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the west northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water.

Ipitanga Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
27.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ipitanga:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Ipitanga 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 8% of the time in April while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 48% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
8%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
44%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
48%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ipitanga Location Map

Interactive Ipitanga 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 Ipitanga is Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (Salvador) Airport (SSA) in Brazil, which is 2 km (1 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Ipitanga is Ilheus Airport (IOS), also in Brazil, 224 km (139 miles) away.

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Ipitanga Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 7 May 2021, 06:35 Local Time
Friday 07
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 1.1
ESE
1.1
ESE
1.1
ESE
1.1
ESE
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 5
E 10
E 10
ESE 15
SE
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Swell History at Ipitanga

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

Wind History at Ipitanga

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Ipitanga. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
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    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    6km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    7km away

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