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Ponta do Sauipe ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Ponta do Sauipe Surf Guide

Ponta do Sauipe in North Bahia is an exposed point/rivermouth break that usually has waves. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. Best around low tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Ponta do Sauipe Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPoint/rivermouthIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
27.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ponta do Sauipe:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ponta do Sauipe occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Ponta do Sauipe 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 6% of the time in May while 59% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 35% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
6%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
59%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
35%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ponta do Sauipe Location Map

Interactive Ponta do Sauipe 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 Ponta do Sauipe is Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (Salvador) Airport (SSA) in Brazil, which is 114 km (71 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Ponta do Sauipe is Santa Maria (Aracaju) Airport (AJU), also in Brazil, 141 km (88 miles) away.

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Ponta do Sauipe Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 10 May 2021, 01:17 Local Time
Monday 10
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 1.2
ESE
1.2
ESE
2.1
SSE
2.3
SSE
Period (s) 7 7 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 15
SSE 20
SSE 30
SSE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Ponta do Sauipe

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

Wind History at Ponta do Sauipe

Wind stats for Ponta do Sauipe, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    41km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    53km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    72km away

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