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Praia de Jatiuca ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.7

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Praia de Jatiuca Surf Guide

Praia de Jatiuca in Alagoas is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the west northwest. Still reasonable in light onshore winds Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the south. A choice of left and right reefs. Best around low tide. Rarely crowded here. Rocks are a hazard.

Praia de Jatiuca Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Praia de Jatiuca:

The best conditions reported for surf at Praia de Jatiuca 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 de Jatiuca (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Praia de Jatiuca 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 21% of the time in May while 54% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 25% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Praia de Jatiuca 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 de Jatiuca is Zumbi Dos Palmares (Maceio) Airport (MCZ) in Brazil, which is 23 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Praia de Jatiuca is Guararapes (Recife) Airport (REC), also in Brazil, 173 km (107 miles) away.

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Praia de Jatiuca Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 12:34 Local Time
Sunday 16
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 6 6 8 7
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 15
SSE 15
SSE 10
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Praia de Jatiuca

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

Wind History at Praia de Jatiuca

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

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