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Tibau do Sul break guidePhoto by: MAX BRENO

Tibau do Sul Surf Guide

Tibau do Sul in Rio Grande Do Norte is an exposed Rivermouth/reef break that does not work very often. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the west southwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights and there is a right hand reef break as well.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rocks,.

Tibau do Sul Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
26.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tibau do Sul:

The best conditions reported for surf at Tibau do Sul occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Tibau do Sul 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 6% of the time in April while 86% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% 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 Tibau do Sul Location Map

Interactive Tibau do Sul 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 Tibau do Sul is Augusto Severo (Natal) Airport (NAT) in Brazil, which is 36 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Tibau do Sul is Intl. Pres. Castro Pinto (Joao Pessoa) Airport (JPA), also in Brazil, 150 km (93 miles) away.

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Tibau do Sul Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 26 September 2022, 07:16 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Tibau do Sul

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

Wind History at Tibau do Sul

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

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