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Nova Almeida ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Nova Almeida Surf Guide

Nova Almeida in Espirito Santo is an exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. 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 south.. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of coral and rocks.

Nova Almeida Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Nova Almeida:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Nova Almeida 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 30% of the time in May while 41% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 29% 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
41%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
29%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Nova Almeida Location Map

Interactive Nova Almeida 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 Nova Almeida is Goiabeiras (Vitoria) Airport (VIX) in Brazil, which is 20 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Nova Almeida is Bartolomeu Lisandro (Campos) Airport (CAW), also in Brazil, 211 km (131 miles) away.

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Nova Almeida Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 1 March 2021, 23:17 Local Time
Tuesday 02
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.8
SSE
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 5
NNW 5
WSW 5
ESE
Wind State cross-
on
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Swell History at Nova Almeida

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

Wind History at Nova Almeida

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

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    12km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    13km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Nova Almeida: