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Pauba break guidePhoto by: Felipe Freire

Pauba Surf Guide

Pauba in Sao Paulo is an exposed beach break that only works when conditions are just right. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Pauba Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
22.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pauba:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Pauba 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 49% of the time in May while 37% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 14% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
49%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
37%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
14%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pauba Location Map

Interactive Pauba 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 closest passenger airport to Pauba is Sao Jose Dos Campos Airport (SJK) in Brazil, 69 km (43 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Pauba is Santos Air Base Airport (SSZ), also in Brazil, 75 km (47 miles) away.

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Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Pauba Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 28 May 2022, 05:31 Local Time
Saturday 28
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m)
0.9
E
1
E
1
E
0.9
E
Period (s) 7 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
10
10
0
5
Wind State off off glass glass

Swell History at Pauba

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

Wind History at Pauba

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

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.9
    Reliability: very consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: very consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    7km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: very consistent
    8km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    10km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Pauba: