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Setiba ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.0

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Setiba Surf Guide

Setiba in Espirito Santo is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the south. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide. Rarely crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Setiba Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
24.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Setiba:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Setiba 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 26% of the time in March while 42% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 32% 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 Setiba Location Map

Interactive Setiba 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 Setiba is Goiabeiras (Vitoria) Airport (VIX) in Brazil, which is 30 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Setiba is Bartolomeu Lisandro (Campos) Airport (CAW), also in Brazil, 164 km (102 miles) away.

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Setiba Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 10:08 Local Time
Monday 17
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 10 10 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 20
ENE 15
NE 15
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

Swell History at Setiba

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

Wind History at Setiba

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

Setiba Reviews:

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Based on 4 votes.
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  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s43.5
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s32.8
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s32.8
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s33.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s32.5
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Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Vinicius from Brazil
“Surfed Setiba (Setibão, actually) for 20 years. The crowd has increased significantly. Very inconsistent, but when it's good, it's awesome for both surfing & bodyboarding. Heavy days great for bodyboarding with tide going down.”

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