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Rio de Janeiro

Recreio

Recreio dos Bandeirantes, on regular days it becomes an easy ride, with a forgiving take off, and a wall that will hold its size all the way to the inside.

Quality

Wave quality > World class
Frequency > Very consistent (150 day/year)
Experience Required >All surfers

Wave

Type > Beach-break
Direction > Right and left
Power > Short, fast & hollow
Bottom > Sand

Swell and Wind

Minimmun Swell Size > 0.5m | 1ft
Maximmun Swell Size > 2 m | 6 ft
Swell Direction > SE, SW, S
Wind Direction > N, W

More Details

Crowd during the Week > Few people
Crowd on the Week-end > Crowded
Hazards >none

Infrastructure

Accommodation >Hotels & Back
Commerce > shops and restaurants
Nightlife >Yeah, heaps!
Health assistance > Hospital nearby

Editor’s Comments

Your average board is all you need at this spot, since it does not hold much size. A very shallow sandbar will make the better waves break top to bottom. On those days, better stand up FAST !!! On regular days it becomes an easy ride, with a forgiving take off, and a wall that will hold its size all the way to the inside.

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