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Itacoatiara ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.4
Consistency of Surf: 2.6
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.2
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Itacoatiara Surf Guide

Itacoatiara in Rio de Janeiro is an exposed beach reef and point break that has dependable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the north with some shelter here from east winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The left reef break is best, but there is a right reef too.. It's often crowded here. Hazards include crowds, rips.

Itacoatiara Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach reef and pointIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
25.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Itacoatiara:

The best conditions reported for surf at Itacoatiara occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Itacoatiara with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 35% of the time in June while 29% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 36% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
35%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
29%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
36%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Itacoatiara Location Map

Interactive Itacoatiara 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 closest passenger airport to Itacoatiara is Santos Dumont (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (SDU) in Brazil, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Itacoatiara is Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (GIG), also in Brazil, 23 km (14 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Itacoatiara Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 00:26 Local Time
Thursday 22
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 3.5
SSE
3.5
SSE
3.0
SSE
3.0
SSE
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 5
WNW 5
WNW 10
SW 10
WSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross

Swell History at Itacoatiara

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

Wind History at Itacoatiara

Wind stats for Itacoatiara, 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 Itacoatiara. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: consistent
    7km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    7km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Itacoatiara: