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Xa ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Xa Surf Guide

Xa in Espirito Santo is an exposed reef break that has very consistent waves, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east. A left hand reef. Best around low tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of sharks,.

Xa Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
25.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Xa:

The best conditions reported for surf at Xa occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Xa 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 22% of the time in April while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 30% 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 Xa Location Map

Interactive Xa 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 Xa is Goiabeiras (Vitoria) Airport (VIX) in Brazil, which is 17 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Xa is Bartolomeu Lisandro (Campos) Airport (CAW), also in Brazil, 209 km (130 miles) away.

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Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 27 February 2021, 10:51 Local Time
Saturday 27
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 7 7 15 14
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 15
NE 10
ENE 10
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Xa

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

Wind History at Xa

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

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