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Stela Maris ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.3

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Stela Maris Surf Guide

Stela Maris in North Bahia is an exposed beach break that usually has waves. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the west northwest. Poor surf in light onshore winds Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around high tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Beware of crowds,.

Stela Maris Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
27.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Stela Maris:

The best conditions reported for surf at Stela Maris 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 Stela Maris (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Stela Maris with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 8% of the time in April while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 48% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
8%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
44%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
48%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Stela Maris Location Map

Interactive Stela Maris 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 Stela Maris is Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (Salvador) Airport (SSA) in Brazil, which is 6 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Stela Maris is Ilheus Airport (IOS), also in Brazil, 219 km (136 miles) away.

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Stela Maris Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 17:46 Local Time
TueWed
6PM9PM0AM3AM
Wave (m) 0.4
SE
0.5
SE
0.5
SE
0.5
SE
Period (s) 12 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 15
ESE 10
E 10
E
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Stela Maris

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

Wind History at Stela Maris

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

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