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Praia da Baleia ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Praia da Baleia Surf Guide

Praia da Baleia in Espirito Santo is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. There are left and right breaking reefs. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of coral and rocks.

Praia da Baleia Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
24.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Praia da Baleia:

The best conditions reported for surf at Praia da Baleia 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 Praia da Baleia (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Praia da Baleia 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 20% of the time in May while 51% 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
20%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
51%
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 Praia da Baleia Location Map

Interactive Praia da Baleia 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 Praia da Baleia is Goiabeiras (Vitoria) Airport (VIX) in Brazil, which is 13 km (8 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Praia da Baleia is Bartolomeu Lisandro (Campos) Airport (CAW), also in Brazil, 204 km (127 miles) away.

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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Praia da Baleia Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 22:53 Local Time
Saturday 15
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 0.7
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0.7
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0.7
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0.7
S
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 10
SW 10
SW 10
SSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Praia da Baleia

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

Wind History at Praia da Baleia

Wind stats for Praia da Baleia, 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 Praia da Baleia. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    5km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Praia da Baleia: