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Itapoa ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Itapoa Surf Guide

Itapoa in North Bahia is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the north with some shelter here from east winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around high tide. It very rarely gets crowded here.

Itapoa Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
28.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Itapoa:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Itapoa with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 13% of the time in March while 29% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 58% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
13%
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
58%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Itapoa Location Map

Interactive Itapoa 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 Itapoa is Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (Salvador) Airport (SSA) in Brazil, which is 7 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Itapoa is Ilheus Airport (IOS), also in Brazil, 219 km (136 miles) away.

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Itapoa Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 11:45 Local Time
Wednesday 14
12PM3PM6PM9PM
Wave (m) 0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 20
SSE 25
SE 30
SE
Wind State on on cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Itapoa

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

Wind History at Itapoa

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

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