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Praia dos Castelhanos (Ilha Bela) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(São Paulo, Brazil)

Praia dos Castelhanos (Ilha Bela) Surf Guide

Praia dos Castelhanos (Ilha Bela) in Sao Paulo is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the west with some shelter here from south winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of rips and isolation.

Praia dos Castelhanos (Ilha Bela) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
21.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Praia dos Castelhanos (Ilha Bela):

The best conditions reported for surf at Praia dos Castelhanos (Ilha Bela) occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Praia dos Castelhanos (Ilha Bela) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 22% of the time in January while 38% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 40% 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).

Explore Praia dos Castelhanos (Ilha Bela) Location Map

Interactive Praia dos Castelhanos (Ilha Bela) 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 dos Castelhanos (Ilha Bela) is Sao Jose Dos Campos Airport (SJK) in Brazil, 91 km (57 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Praia dos Castelhanos (Ilha Bela) is Santos Air Base Airport (SSZ), also in Brazil, 102 km (63 miles) away.

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Praia dos Castelhanos (Ilha Bela) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 26 June 2022, 11:31 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 13 13 13 12
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Praia dos Castelhanos (Ilha Bela)

Surf stats for Praia dos Castelhanos (Ilha Bela), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Praia dos Castelhanos (Ilha Bela)

Wind stats for Praia dos Castelhanos (Ilha Bela), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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