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Itaúna ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.8
Consistency of Surf: 4.2
Difficulty Level: 3.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.8
Crowds: 2.6

Overall: 3.8

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Itaúna break guidePhoto by: Lucas Rosa

Itaúna Surf Guide

Itauna in Rio de Janeiro Norte is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the north. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around low tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Itaúna Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
25.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Itaúna:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Itaúna with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 31% of the time in January while 13% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 56% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
31%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
13%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
56%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Itaúna Location Map

Interactive Itaúna 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 Itauna is Santos Dumont (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (SDU) in Brazil, 72 km (45 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Itauna is Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (GIG), also in Brazil, 81 km (50 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Itaúna Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 01:35 Local Time
Tuesday 20
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 1.7
WSW
2.0
SW
2.4
SSW
3.0
SSW
Period (s) 7 7 9 10
Wind (km/h) 35
W 35
W 35
W 40
W
Wind State cross cross cross cross

What does Itaúna look like?

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Swell History at Itaúna

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

Wind History at Itaúna

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

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    Reliability: consistent
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    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon beach  redBeach
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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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