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SESC ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 4.1
Difficulty Level: 1.9
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.9
Crowds: 1.4

Overall: 3.1

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SESC Surf Guide

SESC in North Bahia is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the north northwest with some shelter here from east winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. Waves at the beach break both left and right. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Crowds may reach hazard levels at this break - consider wearing a lid.

SESC Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
27.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing SESC:

The best conditions reported for surf at SESC occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing SESC with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 9% of the time in March while 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 58% 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 SESC Location Map

Interactive SESC 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 SESC is Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (Salvador) Airport (SSA) in Brazil, which is 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to SESC is Ilheus Airport (IOS), also in Brazil, 216 km (134 miles) away.

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SESC Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 10 May 2021, 01:51 Local Time
Monday 10
Wave (m) 2.3
Period (s) 7 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 40
SSE 40
SSE 40
SSE 40
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Swell History at SESC

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

Wind History at SESC

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

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