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Areia Preta ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.8

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Areia Preta Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.3 °C

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Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 15:31 Local time
Tuesday 23
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 7 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 20
SE 15
SE 15
Wind State cross-

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Areia Preta in Rio Grande Do Norte is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf Works best in offshore winds from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Overcrowding can even make surfing hazardous.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Natal, Brazil, 1 km from Areia Preta.

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Areia Preta Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Natal/Augusto Severo Airport, 16 km from Areia Preta.

moderate winds from the SE

Air temperature
29 °C

Current weather near Areia Preta

Overall Areia Preta Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    29 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    45 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    85 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    93 mi
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  • The nearest passenger airport to Areia Preta is Augusto Severo (Natal) Airport (NAT) in Brazil, which is 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Areia Preta is Intl. Pres. Castro Pinto (Joao Pessoa) Airport (JPA), also in Brazil, 183 km (114 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Areia Preta, Rio Grande Do Norte. Use the tab navigation above to view Areia Preta sea temperature, Areia Preta photographs, Areia Preta detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Areia Preta webcams, current wind from Rio Grande Do Norte live weather stations and Areia Preta tide predictions. The Brazil swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Brazil and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Brazil wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Areia Preta.