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Praia do Meio ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Praia do Meio Surf Guide

Praia do Meio in Alagoas is an exposed beach break that has very consistent waves. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. It very rarely gets crowded here.

Praia do Meio Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
28.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Praia do Meio:

The best conditions reported for surf at Praia do Meio occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Praia do Meio 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 10% of the time in May while 64% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 26% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
10%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
64%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
26%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Praia do Meio Location Map

Interactive Praia do Meio 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 do Meio is Zumbi Dos Palmares (Maceio) Airport (MCZ) in Brazil, which is 36 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Praia do Meio is Santa Maria (Aracaju) Airport (AJU), also in Brazil, 184 km (114 miles) away.

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Praia do Meio Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 23:20 Local Time
Friday 16
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 1.4
S
1.5
S
1.5
S
1.5
S
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 5
S 5
SSW 5
SW 10
SSE
Wind State glass glass cross cross-
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Swell History at Praia do Meio

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

Wind History at Praia do Meio

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

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    Reliability: very consistent
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    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: very consistent
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    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    19km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: very consistent
    21km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    24km away

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