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Itaipu ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Itaipu Surf Guide

Itaipu in Sao Paulo is a sheltered beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks are all lefts. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips and pollution.

Itaipu Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
24.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Itaipu:

The best conditions reported for surf at Itaipu occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Itaipu with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 2% of the time in May while 7% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 91% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
2%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
7%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
91%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Itaipu Location Map

Interactive Itaipu 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 Itaipu is Santos Air Base Airport (SSZ) in Brazil, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Itaipu is Congonhas (Sao Paulo) Airport (CGH), also in Brazil, 51 km (32 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.
Itaipu Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 06:57 Local Time
Friday 14
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 1.2
S
1.4
SSE
1.2
SSE
1.2
SSE
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
E 15
E 15
E 10
ESE
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Itaipu

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

Wind History at Itaipu

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

    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    4km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    7km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    7km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Itaipu: