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Praia da Vila ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Praia da Vila Surf Guide

Praia da Vila in Rio de Janeiro Norte is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rips and pollution.

Praia da Vila Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
23.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Praia da Vila:

The best conditions reported for surf at Praia da Vila occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Praia da Vila with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 70% of the time in February while 20% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
70%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
20%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
10%
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 Vila Location Map

Interactive Praia da Vila 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 Praia da Vila is Santos Dumont (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (SDU) in Brazil, 68 km (42 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Praia da Vila is Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (GIG), also in Brazil, 77 km (48 miles) away.

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Praia da Vila Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 21:00 Local Time
WedThu
6PM9PM0AM3AM
Wave (m) 0.6
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.4
SE
1.8
S
Period (s) 9 9 12 6
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 10
WSW 20
WSW 30
S
Wind State on cross-
on
cross-
on
on

Swell History at Praia da Vila

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

Wind History at Praia da Vila

Wind stats for Praia da Vila, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: very consistent
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    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away

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