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Praia dos Artistas Surf Guide

Praia dos Artistas in Rio Grande Do Norte is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf Offshore winds are from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Crowds may reach hazard levels at this break - consider wearing a lid.

Praia dos Artistas Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
26.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Praia dos Artistas:

The best conditions reported for surf at Praia dos Artistas occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Praia dos Artistas with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 5% of the time in April while 87% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
5%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
87%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
8%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Praia dos Artistas Location Map

Interactive Praia dos Artistas 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 dos Artistas is Augusto Severo (Natal) Airport (NAT) in Brazil, which is 16 km (10 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Praia dos Artistas is Intl. Pres. Castro Pinto (Joao Pessoa) Airport (JPA), also in Brazil, 184 km (114 miles) away.

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Praia dos Artistas Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 26 September 2022, 06:34 Local Time
Monday 26
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m)
1.6
ESE
1.7
ESE
1.7
ESE
1.8
ESE
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h)
15
25
25
25
Wind State cross cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Praia dos Artistas

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

Wind History at Praia dos Artistas

Wind stats for Praia dos Artistas, 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 dos Artistas. Click below to view there surf guides.

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    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s44.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    13km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    21km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Praia dos Artistas: