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Itanhaem ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.7

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Itanhaem break guide

Itanhaem Surf Guide

Itanhaem in Sao Paulo is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the north northwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break offers mainly left hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here. Overcrowding can even make surfing hazardous.

Itanhaem Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Itanhaem:

The best conditions reported for surf at Itanhaem 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 Itanhaem (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Itanhaem 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 50% of the time in June while 47% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
50%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
47%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
3%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Itanhaem Location Map

Interactive Itanhaem 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 Itanhaem is Santos Air Base Airport (SSZ) in Brazil, 55 km (34 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Itanhaem is Congonhas (Sao Paulo) Airport (CGH), also in Brazil, 61 km (38 miles) away.

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Itanhaem Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 16 April 2021, 10:21 Local Time
Friday 16
12PM3PM6PM9PM
Wave (m) 0.9
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.8
ESE
1.1
E
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 10
ESE 10
ESE 10
E 10
NE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross cross-
off

Swell History at Itanhaem

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

Wind History at Itanhaem

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

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