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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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 Praia da Macumba

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro City

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Aproximadamente

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Latitude: 23° 1.922' S
Longitude: 43° 28.536' W

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 Access

It´s very easy to arrive in CCB's spot, you can do it by car(more or less 30 kilometers from the downtown), or you can take the bus (public transport)or even take a special bus in Rio that pass in all the surf spots in the city this bus called SURFbus and cost U$1,50. If you rent a car dont worry its very easy to arrive in the spot you see signposts indicating all the spots in the principals access avenues but the advantage going by car is that you can parking the car and have intant access but if you prefer go by public transportation you must do a good walk (1-2 kilometers). Have a nice waves, enjoy the the beauty and the nature and respect the locals.

English (Translate this text in English): It´s very easy to arrive in CCB's spot, you can do it by car(more or less 30 kilometers from the downtown), or you can take the bus (public transport)or even take a special bus in Rio that pass in all the surf spots in the city this bus called SURFbus and cost U$1,50. If you rent a car dont worry its very easy to arrive in the spot you see signposts indicating all the spots in the principals access avenues but the advantage going by car is that you can parking the car and have intant access but if you prefer go by public transportation you must do a good walk (1-2 kilometers). Have a nice waves, enjoy the the beauty and the nature and respect the locals.

English (Translate this text in English): It´s very easy to arrive in CCB's spot, you can do it by car(more or less 30 kilometers from the downtown), or you can take the bus (public transport)or even take a special bus in Rio that pass in all the surf spots in the city this bus called SURFbus and cost U$1,50. If you rent a car dont worry its very easy to arrive in the spot you see signposts indicating all the spots in the principals access avenues but the advantage going by car is that you can parking the car and have intant access but if you prefer go by public transportation you must do a good walk (1-2 kilometers). Have a nice waves, enjoy the the beauty and the nature and respect the locals.

English (Translate this text in English): It´s very easy to arrive in CCB's spot, you can do it by car(more or less 30 kilometers from the downtown), or you can take the bus (public transport)or even take a special bus in Rio that pass in all the surf spots in the city this bus called SURFbus and cost U$1,50. If you rent a car dont worry its very easy to arrive in the spot you see signposts indicating all the spots in the principals access avenues but the advantage going by car is that you can parking the car and have intant access but if you prefer go by public transportation you must do a good walk (1-2 kilometers). Have a nice waves, enjoy the the beauty and the nature and respect the locals.

DistanceIn the city

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityWorld Class

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerHollow, Powerful, Fun

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouthWest, South

Good wind directionSouthWest, South, SouthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+

Best tide positionLow and mid tide

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdCrowded

Webcam urlhttp://www.macumbasurf.co... 

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 Additional Information

Macumba's beach is one of the better beach break in Rio. The beach is very long you can find three diferents breaks with three differents waves. The Macumba left corner you can surfing in a longboard, beach is more deeper making fun waves. In CCB's spot you can find a fast and hollow wave very consistent if you have luck you can have the better day sufing in your life. Another break in macumba is called "secret" by the locals bodyboards. Its a new sandy-bar formed after a pier-rock construction. The waves in this local are very very hollow make powerful barrels, havy and powerful breaks.All long the extension of Macumba the botton is formed by sand.

English (Translate this text in English): Macumba's beach is one of the better beach break in Rio. The beach is very long you can find three diferents breaks with three differents waves. The Macumba left corner you can surfing in a longboard, beach is more deeper making fun waves. In CCB's spot you can find a fast and hollow wave very consistent if you have luck you can have the better day sufing in your life. Another break in macumba is called "secret" by the locals bodyboards. Its a new sandy-bar formed after a pier-rock construction. The waves in this local are very very hollow make powerful barrels, havy and powerful breaks.All long the extension of Macumba the botton is formed by sand.

English (Translate this text in English): Macumba's beach is one of the better beach break in Rio. The beach is very long you can find three diferents breaks with three differents waves. The Macumba left corner you can surfing in a longboard, beach is more deeper making fun waves. In CCB's spot you can find a fast and hollow wave very consistent if you have luck you can have the better day sufing in your life. Another break in macumba is called "secret" by the locals bodyboards. Its a new sandy-bar formed after a pier-rock construction. The waves in this local are very very hollow make powerful barrels, havy and powerful breaks.All long the extension of Macumba the botton is formed by sand.

English (Translate this text in English): Macumba's beach is one of the better beach break in Rio. The beach is very long you can find three diferents breaks with three differents waves. The Macumba left corner you can surfing in a longboard, beach is more deeper making fun waves. In CCB's spot you can find a fast and hollow wave very consistent if you have luck you can have the better day sufing in your life. Another break in macumba is called "secret" by the locals bodyboards. Its a new sandy-bar formed after a pier-rock construction. The waves in this local are very very hollow make powerful barrels, havy and powerful breaks.All long the extension of Macumba the botton is formed by sand.

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Praia da Macumba
De Noabsch
14 févr. 2009
first shortboard surf -
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Praia da Macumba
De Noabsch
13 févr. 2009
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By Anonymous , 31-07-2008

ai e cada - I bodyboard and have rode the waves in ubatuba and ihabela, i can't wait to go to macumba break, i am experienced and respectful in the water, home break Charleston, Sc , usa
tchau bros

By Anonymous , 23-07-2007

- lots of fun but lots of crowd. try to avoid weekends if you can. there are a lot of longboarders that cant surf, and that´s a serious risk!

By Anonymous , 10-10-2006

Longboard. - Where can I buy a good quality Longboard in Rio ?

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