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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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 Rio de Janeiro City

Brazil

Famous beaches, beautiful girls and ... crowded surf

English (Translate this text in English): Famous beaches, beautiful girls and ... crowded surf

English (Translate this text in English): Famous beaches, beautiful girls and ... crowded surf

English (Translate this text in English): Famous beaches, beautiful girls and ... crowded surf

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Seasons
Jan/Feb Mar/Apr May/Jun Jul/Aug Sep/Oct Nov/Dec
Best Surfing Season
Typical Swell Size
Surf Equipment Boardshorts Boardshorts Shorty Shorty Shorty Shorty
Water temp. 77°F
25°C
72°F
22°C
68°F
20°C
68°F
20°C
68°F
20°C
73°F
23°C
Air temp. 95°F
35°C
77°F
25°C
75°F
24°C
73°F
23°C
75°F
24°C
86°F
30°C
Climate

Seasonal swell & wind variations

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Surf Spots

Surf Spots (53)
Quality Direction Type Frequ Experience
Arpoador 48 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Baixio 7 / -
Right and left Sand-bar Experienced surfers
Barra da Tijuca - Posto 8 29 / -
Right and left Sand-bar All surfers
Barra de Guaratiba 4 / -
Left Rivermouth Experienced surfers
Camboinhas 1 / -
Right and left Sand-bar Experienced surfers
Canal de Camboinhas 6 / -
Right and left breakwater/jetty Beginners wave
Canto do recreio 27 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Castelinho 1 / -
Right and left Point-break Experienced surfers
Flamengo 9 / -
Left Point-break Experienced surfers
Forte de Copacabana 2 / -
Right Point-break All surfers
Grumari 22 / -
Right and left Beach-break Experienced surfers
Inferno 4 / -
Left Beach-break Experienced surfers
Ipanema 24 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Itacoatiara 73 / -
Right and left Beach-break Experienced surfers
Itapuca 14 / -
Right and left Reef-rocky All surfers
Joatinga 11 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Lage Postinho 2 / -
Right and left Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
Laje Cartao Postal 3 / -
Left Reef-rocky Pros or kamikaze only...
Laje de Itaipu 3 / -
Right and left Reef-rocky Pros or kamikaze only...
Laje do Dramin 2 / -
Left Reef-rocky Pros or kamikaze only...
Laje do sheraton 17 / -
Right and left Reef-rocky Pros or kamikaze only...
Laranjeiras - / -
Right Beach-break All surfers
Leblon 37 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Leme 21 / -
Left Sand-bar All surfers
Lopes Mendes 4 / -
Right and left Beach-break Experienced surfers
Macumba (Curvão) 16 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Macumba-secreto 2 / -
Right and left All surfers
Mambucaba 9 / -
Right and left Sand-bar All surfers
Marambaia 1 / -
Right and left Sand-bar All surfers
Martim de Sa 5 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Pier 17 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Piratininga 3 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Ponta do Cepílio 4 / -
Right and left Beach-break Experienced surfers
Pontão do leblon 15 / -
Right Point-break Experienced surfers
Posto 10 - Recreio 9 / -
Right and left Beach-break Experienced surfers
Posto 4 7 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Posto 5 - Copacabana 23 / -
Right and left Beach-break Experienced surfers
Posto 6 6 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Praia Brava de Angra dos Reis 4 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Praia da Macumba 20 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Praia do Diabo 17 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Praia do Meio 8 / -
Left Beach-break All surfers
Prainha 31 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
prainha de adão e eva 3 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Presídio - / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Reserva 22 / -
Right and left Beach-break Experienced surfers
Sao Conrado 33 / -
Right and left Beach-break Experienced surfers
Shock 2 / -
Left Reef-rocky Pros or kamikaze only...
Shore break expresso escorpiao 21 / 1
Right Reef-rocky Pros or kamikaze only...
Sossego 4 / - Right Beach-break
Sugarloaf Pão de Açucar 12 / -
Right and left Reef-rocky All surfers
Tropical (posto 1) 5 / -
Right and left Beach-break Experienced surfers
Vala do Mauri - / -
Right Beach-break All surfers
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 Last surf sessions

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Leblon
Por Pisco23
19 dic 2012
Swim - Went for a swim here this morning - no waves, but tried to body surf the 1ft shore-break.  Ate sand.  Nice swim, shame no waves though !!
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Praia da Macumba
Por Noabsch
14 feb 2009
first shortboard surf -
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Praia da Macumba
Por Noabsch
13 feb 2009
-
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Arpoador
Por nanie
7 nov 2007
-
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Arpoador
Por freedeuching
6 ago 2007
too powerful! -
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 Comments

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By Anonymous , 24-10-2008

RJ - Vou em dezembro ai ao Rio e sei que é época baixa de onda, queria saber quais os spot que recebe mais ondulação! Obg

By daphne , 13-01-2008

rio de janeiro - hi, I go for one month to brazil in september I am a beginner so what kind of spots are good for me? and I want to party at night also, is it safe for a girl traveling alone?

By Anonymous , 06-10-2006

Sanca - I've surfed in most of the places in RJ and I definetly agree that São Conrado has the best waves!Cheers!

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