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Itamambuca ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Itamambuca break guide

Itamambuca Surf Guide

Itamambuca in Sao Paulo is a very sheltered river break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The river break favours right handers. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Overcrowding can even make surfing hazardous.

Itamambuca Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon river  redRiverIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
24.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Itamambuca:

The best conditions reported for surf at Itamambuca occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Itamambuca with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 0% of the time in January while 0% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 100% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
0%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
0%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
100%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Itamambuca Location Map

Interactive Itamambuca 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 Itamambuca is Sao Jose Dos Campos Airport (SJK) in Brazil, 90 km (56 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Itamambuca is Santa Cruz (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (STU), also in Brazil, 141 km (88 miles) away.

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Itamambuca Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 10 May 2021, 02:41 Local Time
Monday 10
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 1.0
S
1.0
S
1.0
S
0.9
SSE
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 10
NE 10
NE 5
ENE
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Itamambuca

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

Wind History at Itamambuca

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

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