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Lajinha break guidePhoto by: François Cevert

Lajinha Surf Guide

Lajinha in Rio Grande Do Norte is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east. A right hand reef break. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include rocks,.

Lajinha Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
26.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lajinha:

The best conditions reported for surf at Lajinha occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Lajinha with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 4% of the time in April while 51% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 45% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
4%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
51%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
45%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Lajinha Location Map

Interactive Lajinha 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 Lajinha is Augusto Severo (Natal) Airport (NAT) in Brazil, which is 47 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Lajinha is Intl. Pres. Castro Pinto (Joao Pessoa) Airport (JPA), also in Brazil, 145 km (90 miles) away.

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Lajinha Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 26 September 2022, 06:40 Local Time
Monday 26
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m)
1.2
ESE
1.4
ESE
1.5
ESE
1.6
ESE
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h)
20
30
30
30
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Lajinha

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

Wind History at Lajinha

Wind stats for Lajinha, 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 Lajinha. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s11.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.9
    Reliability: very consistent
    5km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Lajinha: