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Lajao (Baia dos Golfinhos) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Rio Grande Do Norte, Brazil)

Lajao (Baia dos Golfinhos) break guidePhoto by: Francois Cevert

Lajao (Baia dos Golfinhos) Surf Guide

Lajao in Rio Grande Do Norte is an exposed reef break that is usually a safe bet Works best in offshore winds from the west southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. The right reef break is best, but there is a left reef too.. Best around high tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for rocks.

Lajao (Baia dos Golfinhos) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
28.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lajao (Baia dos Golfinhos):

The best conditions reported for surf at Lajao (Baia dos Golfinhos) occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Lajao (Baia dos Golfinhos) (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Lajao (Baia dos Golfinhos) 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 34% of the time in May while 53% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 13% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
34%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
53%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
13%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Lajao (Baia dos Golfinhos) Location Map

Interactive Lajao (Baia dos Golfinhos) 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 Lajao is Augusto Severo (Natal) Airport (NAT) in Brazil, which is 44 km (27 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Lajao is Intl. Pres. Castro Pinto (Joao Pessoa) Airport (JPA), also in Brazil, 148 km (92 miles) away.

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Lajao (Baia dos Golfinhos) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 22:57 Local Time
Thursday 26
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m)
1.7
SE
1.8
SE
1.9
SE
1.4
ESE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
20
15
20
25
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Lajao (Baia dos Golfinhos)

Surf stats for Lajao (Baia dos Golfinhos), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Lajao (Baia dos Golfinhos)

Wind stats for Lajao (Baia dos Golfinhos), 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 Lajao (Baia dos Golfinhos). Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    Reliability: very consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.9
    Reliability: very consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Lajao (Baia dos Golfinhos):