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Praia das Dunas ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.5

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Praia das Dunas break guidePhoto by: Beno Silva

Praia das Dunas Surf Guide

Praia das Dunas in Rio de Janeiro Norte is a fairly exposed beach break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Able to handle light onshore wind Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the east. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Praia das Dunas Spot Info

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Surfing Praia das Dunas:

The best conditions reported for surf at Praia das Dunas occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Praia das Dunas sea temperature, Praia das Dunas photographs, Praia das Dunas detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Praia das Dunas webcams, current wind from Rio de Janeiro live weather stations and Praia das Dunas tide predictions. The Brazil swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Brazil and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Brazil wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Praia das Dunas

Praia das Dunas Surf:

Friday, 3 July 2020, 07:20 Local time
Friday 03
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 8 8 13 12
Wind (km/h) 5
SE 5
SSE 10
Wind State glass glass cross-

Tide Times:

For Arraial do Cabo, 5 km from Praia das Dunas.

IS AT (local time)

Praia das Dunas Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cabo Frio, 5 km from Praia das Dunas.

light winds from the WSW

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
20 °C

Current weather near Praia das Dunas

Overall Praia das Dunas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July


Surf stats for Praia das Dunas: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Praia das Dunas: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Praia das Dunas photo

Praia das Dunas

Photo credit: Anacleto Junior

Beno Silva, Praia das Dunas photo

Praia das Dunas

Photo credit: Beno Silva

Beno Silva, Praia das Dunas photo

Praia das Dunas

Photo credit: Beno Silva

Praia das Dunas Location Maps

Praia das Dunas Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Rio de Janeiro surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Praia das Dunas

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Praia das Dunas:

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Wave buoys nearest to Praia das Dunas:

Tide stations nearest to Praia das Dunas:

  • Closest tide station
    Arraial do Cabo
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Cabo Frio
    3 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Cabo Frio
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Armacao dos Buzios
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Rio das Ostras
    28 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Praia das Dunas is Santos Dumont (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (SDU) in Brazil, 115 km (71 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Praia das Dunas is Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (GIG), also in Brazil, 124 km (77 miles) away.
  • Third is Bartolomeu Lisandro (Campos) Airport (CAW) in Brazil, 156 km (97 miles) away.
  • Santa Cruz (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (STU) in Brazil is 172 km (107 miles) away.
  • Francisco De Assis (Juiz De Fora) Airport (JDF), also in Brazil is the fifth nearest airport to Praia das Dunas and is 187 km (116 miles) away.
Praia das Dunas break location map and break info