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Barra do Ceara ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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Barra do Ceara Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.4 °C

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Friday, 20 July 2018, 15:43 Local time
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 5 8 5 6
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 20
ESE 20
ESE 25
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Barra do Ceara in Ceara is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the south southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Sometimes crowded. The water quality here is rather suspect.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Rio Ceara (bar), Brazil, 4 km from Barra do Ceara.

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Barra do Ceara Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Fortaleza/Pinto Martins Airport, 11 km from Barra do Ceara.

moderate winds from the E

Air temperature
30 °C

Current weather near Barra do Ceara

Overall Barra do Ceara Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Barra do Ceara is Pinto Martins International (Fortaleza) Airport (FOR) in Brazil, which is 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Barra do Ceara is Augusto Severo (Natal) Airport (NAT), also in Brazil, 445 km (276 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Barra do Ceara, Ceará. Use the tab navigation above to view Barra do Ceara sea temperature, Barra do Ceara photographs, Barra do Ceara detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Barra do Ceara webcams, current wind from Ceará live weather stations and Barra do Ceara 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 Barra do Ceara.