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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Castelinho

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro City

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Outside of posto 8, Ipanema beach, very easy to find. Only breaks with 1m or more.

English (Translate this text in English): Outside of posto 8, Ipanema beach, very easy to find. Only breaks with 1m or more.

English (Translate this text in English): Outside of posto 8, Ipanema beach, very easy to find. Only breaks with 1m or more.

English (Translate this text in English): Outside of posto 8, Ipanema beach, very easy to find. Only breaks with 1m or more.

DistanceIn the city

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessPaddle > 20mn or Boat

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Laje de Ipanema

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencySometimes break

Wave

TypePoint-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomFlat rocks with sand

PowerHollow, Fast

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthShort (< 50m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouthEast, East

Good wind directionNorth, NorthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+

Best tide positionLow and mid tide

Best tide movement

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdFew surfers

Webcam urlhttp://ricosurf.globo.com... 

Dangers

- Rocks
- Localism

 Additional Information

- Breaks good when the beach is 2 feet or more
- Paddle around 15 minutes to acess this spot
- Be careful with the flat rocks

English (Translate this text in English): - Breaks good when the beach is 2 feet or more<br />- Paddle around 15 minutes to acess this spot<br />- Be careful with the flat rocks

English (Translate this text in English): - Breaks good when the beach is 2 feet or more&lt;br &#47;&gt;- Paddle around 15 minutes to acess this spot&lt;br &#47;&gt;- Be careful with the flat rocks

English (Translate this text in English): - Breaks good when the beach is 2 feet or more&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;- Paddle around 15 minutes to acess this spot&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;- Be careful with the flat rocks

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By Eu , 25-10-2005

... - This wave is very good it´s look like THE BOX in australia but ist the carioca version

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