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Tercera Ponte ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.8

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Tercera Ponte Surf Guide

Tercera Ponte in North Bahia is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the north northwest with some shelter here from east winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A popular wave that can get growded. The crowds in the water make a gath helmet a good idea.

Tercera Ponte Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
28.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tercera Ponte:

The best conditions reported for surf at Tercera Ponte 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 Tercera Ponte (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Tercera Ponte 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.
clean
9%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
33%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
58%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Tercera Ponte Location Map

Interactive Tercera Ponte 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 Tercera Ponte is Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (Salvador) Airport (SSA) in Brazil, which is 12 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Tercera Ponte is Ilheus Airport (IOS), also in Brazil, 215 km (134 miles) away.

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Tercera Ponte Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 March 2021, 04:19 Local Time
Monday 08
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 0.8
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 15
NNE 10
NNE 5
E 25
E
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross cross-
on

Swell History at Tercera Ponte

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

Wind History at Tercera Ponte

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

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    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon river  redSandbar/rivermouth
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    Reliability: inconsistent
    4km away

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