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Meio Surf Guide

Meio in Fernando do Noronha is an exposed beach and reef break that has consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights and there are also left and right hand reef breaks on offer.. Best around mid tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of urchins, rocks and sharks.

Meio Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and reefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
28.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Meio:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Meio with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 14% of the time in February while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 34% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
14%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
52%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
34%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Meio Location Map

Interactive Meio 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 Meio is Fernando De Noronha Airport (FEN) in Brazil, which is 2 km (1 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Meio is Augusto Severo (Natal) Airport (NAT), also in Brazil, 389 km (242 miles) away.

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Meio Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 16:28 Local Time
Tuesday 17
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m)
0.7
N
0.7
N
0.7
N
0.7
N
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
30
30
30
30
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Meio

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

Wind History at Meio

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

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Meio: