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Vilas ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.3

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Vilas break guide

Vilas Surf Guide

Vilas in North Bahia is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the west northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around high tide. It's sometimes crowded here.

Vilas Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
27.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Vilas:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Vilas 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 4% of the time in April while 49% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 47% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
4%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
49%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
47%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Vilas Location Map

Interactive Vilas 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 Vilas is Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (Salvador) Airport (SSA) in Brazil, which is 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Vilas is Santa Maria (Aracaju) Airport (AJU), also in Brazil, 227 km (141 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Vilas Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 08:41 Local Time
Saturday 06
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 0.6
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.5
SSE
0.5
SSE
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
N 10
NE 15
E 20
E
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross-
on
cross-
on

What does Vilas look like?

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Swell History at Vilas

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

Wind History at Vilas

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Vilas. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    15km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: very consistent
    28km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: consistent
    30km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    32km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    34km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Vilas: