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Mangue Seco ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 2.9

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Mangue Seco Surf Guide

Mangue Seco in North Bahia is an exposed river break that has consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Waves at the river break both left and right. Rarely crowded here. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Mangue Seco Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
27.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Mangue Seco:

The best conditions reported for surf at Mangue Seco occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Mangue Seco 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 14% of the time in May while 86% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Mangue Seco Location Map

Interactive Mangue Seco 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 Mangue Seco is Santa Maria (Aracaju) Airport (AJU) in Brazil, which is 26 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Mangue Seco is Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (Salvador) Airport (SSA), also in Brazil, 229 km (142 miles) away.

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Mangue Seco Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 07:06 Local Time
Friday 14
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 15
SSE 15
SE 15
Wind State cross-

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Swell History at Mangue Seco

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Wind History at Mangue Seco

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

Mangue Seco Reviews:

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Based on 2 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s32.9
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s43.5
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s44.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s33.0
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s11.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s43.5
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Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Adriano from Brazil
“Bom dia, esse lugar indicado como mangue seco, aqui no guia de previsões, na verdade é um pico excelente de surf, mas fica no litoral extremo sul de Sergipe, pertencente a cidade de Estância, o nome do pico é bananas e fica na praia das dunas, justamente onde indica no mapa, porém está marcando mangue seco, litoral norte da Bahia, por favor, atualizem essas informações, pois o site de vocês tem nos ajudado muito, inclusive as fotos do pico é o de bananas, praia das dunas, obrigado espero retorno”

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    • Icon reef  redReef
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    • Icon river  redRiver
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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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