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Saquarema break guidePhoto by: Paschoal Diniz

Saquarema Surf Guide

Saquarema in Rio de Janeiro Norte is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Ideal winds are from the north. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the south. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. The crowds in the water make a gath helmet a good idea.

Saquarema Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
22.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Saquarema:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Saquarema with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 51% of the time in June while 38% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 11% 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 Saquarema Location Map

Interactive Saquarema 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 Saquarema is Santos Dumont (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (SDU) in Brazil, 70 km (43 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Saquarema is Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (GIG), also in Brazil, 80 km (50 miles) away.

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Saquarema Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 28 May 2022, 05:15 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off cross-
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Swell History at Saquarema

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

Wind History at Saquarema

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    Reliability: very consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon beachBeach and reef
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    Reliability: consistent
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Wave Buoys Nearest To Saquarema: