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Pedra do Sal ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Pedra do Sal Surf Guide

Pedra do Sal in North Bahia is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The reef provides both left and right breaks. Best around high tide. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks, rips ,etc.

Pedra do Sal Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pedra do Sal:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pedra do Sal occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Pedra do Sal with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 12% of the time in March while 25% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 63% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
25%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
63%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pedra do Sal Location Map

Interactive Pedra do Sal 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 Pedra do Sal is Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (Salvador) Airport (SSA) in Brazil, which is 7 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Pedra do Sal is Ilheus Airport (IOS), also in Brazil, 219 km (136 miles) away.

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Pedra do Sal Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 03:23 Local Time
Monday 19
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
Period (s) 11 11 11 12
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
NE 10
NNE 10
NNW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
off off

Swell History at Pedra do Sal

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

Wind History at Pedra do Sal

Wind stats for Pedra do Sal, 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 Pedra do Sal. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    0km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Pedra do Sal: