Continent
South America
Country
Brazil
Next Big City
Salvador
Next Town
Barra do Jacuipe
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Medium wave
Hazards:
No information
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
No information

Perfectly flat water, with strong stream at full and new moon days. Good waves for surfing outside of the river. Surfing is possible all year long but better in the wind off-season.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
None

Soft sand river beach that runs perpendicular to the ocean, with medium land/launch area. Small typical restaurants (barracas de praia) at the beach with shower and toilets.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, September, October, November, December
Wind Type:
Thermal, Trade
Best Direction:
NE
Main Direction:
NE, SE

September to March: Northeast, 10-25 knots (best season). April to August: Southeast, 10-25 knots.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From the airport, about 30 minutes to Barra do Jacuípe by car following the Estrada do Coco (Coconut Road) to north.

Extra information

Rules
Other

Sunday's the beach gets a little crowded which makes launch/land a little complicated. Be careful.

Nightlife

No information