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Meridien ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Meridien Surf Guide

Meridien in North Bahia is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the north. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. There is a left breaking reef. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Rocks are a hazard.

Meridien Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Meridien:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Meridien with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 30% of the time in December while 69% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
30%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
69%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Meridien Location Map

Interactive Meridien 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 Meridien is Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (Salvador) Airport (SSA) in Brazil, which is 20 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Meridien is Ilheus Airport (IOS), also in Brazil, 209 km (130 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Meridien Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 10:38 Local Time
Sunday 18
12PM3PM6PM9PM
Wave (m) 0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.9
SSE
Period (s) 10 10 10 12
Wind (km/h) 10
E 20
ESE 20
E 20
ENE
Wind State cross cross cross cross-
off

Swell History at Meridien

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

Wind History at Meridien

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

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    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Meridien: