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Rio Grande Jetties ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Rio Grande Jetties Surf Guide

Rio Grande Jetties in Rio Grande Do Sul is an exposed beach/jetty break. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of rips and currents.

Rio Grande Jetties Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach/jettyIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
25.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Rio Grande Jetties:

The best conditions reported for surf at Rio Grande Jetties 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 Rio Grande Jetties (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Rio Grande Jetties with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 26% of the time in June while 31% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 43% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
26%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
31%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
43%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Rio Grande Jetties Location Map

Interactive Rio Grande Jetties 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 Rio Grande Jetties is Rio Grande Airport (RIG) in Brazil, which is 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Rio Grande Jetties is Pelotas Airport (PET), also in Brazil, 53 km (33 miles) away.

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Rio Grande Jetties Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 26 February 2021, 02:12 Local Time
Friday 26
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.7
SSE
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
NNE 10
NNE 10
NE
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross cross

Swell History at Rio Grande Jetties

Surf stats for Rio Grande Jetties, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Rio Grande Jetties

Wind stats for Rio Grande Jetties, 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 Rio Grande Jetties. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: inconsistent
    9km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    9km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    18km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: inconsistent
    186km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    206km away

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