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Only by boat. From Barra do Una, Barra do Sahy or Boisucanga. Approach distance of the continent: 11 km.
Easy to find?Hard to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessBy boat only
Wave qualityWorld Class
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful
Normal lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionSouthWest
Good wind directionSouth
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide positionLow and mid tide
Best tide movement
- Rips / undertow
You have to live your car in Barra do Una and find someone to take you there. Marina Canoa is the best choice.
35 minutes by boat.
Take some food an wather cos u´ll spend all day with grate surfing.
One of most beautiful surf spot in São Paulo.
This is the best wave in São Paulo coast.
By figueiredo , 29-05-2013
it realy exist - the wave realy exis but must be on hight southeast sweels like 3 to 4ft and over the locals are real aressives but you dont need to drop on the island just jump from the boat that you rentand paddle up to the spot the island are from them they are like natives small fishing vile, i have mani friend who go surf there frequentliy and thei have no problem with the locals the closest place to rent a boat an go there is praia barra do una,the post that talk about Valcley from praia branca he is realy from there and is a nice guy but his spot is in guaruja sothcoast is far from the island te boat rent could be expesivier there for the gas and the time spending from bara do una is realy close check up at google maps
By Anonymous , 16-02-2012
About this place - I/´ve been there and the wave is real. Probably the best right hand in São Paulo. I know a lot of surfers that have been over there and all say the same, great wave.
If you decide to go over there, go first to Praia Branca and talk to Valclei. He is local at Praia Branca and knows very well Montão de Trigo. Also he maybe can take you there.
By firstname.lastname@example.org , 11-10-2006
- Hey folks, How you doing(question) For your own good, let me tell you, it's all fake, this pictures have been taken in Indonesia. This is a trick campaingn to promote boat trips to the little islands around, fo U$ 25,00 a head. It's all about making money and selling magazines by fooling the inocent tourists and surfers. I have been there, positively, there is no surf. The name of the place is "Montão de trigo", wich means wheat moutain. There is none of that there neither. It's all a huge lie. All thats existis in this place is a rock island, mostly, surrounded by cliffs. And there are a some agressive lunatics there. I will explain: There is a small communit living there and the legend says that they have been making sex with their relatives for decades, so the next generations always cames with genetic atocities in their genes, making then misterious, amorphous and very, I mean very agressive. Once, I was waiting for the tide, to see if there was any waves there for real, and those lunatics came to the cliff and started to throw rocks on our boat. I mean, 10 inch diameter stones and even firing pieces of wood. That was the last time I had been down there. Please, my friends, do not get fooled by brazilian surf magazines and by faked photos, stay out of this place or you can become dinner for this primates. I serious. Keep it safe, Franco.
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