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

Overall: 3.5

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Farol Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.5 °C

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Monday, 11 December 2017, 21:57 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.1
S
0.1
S
0.9
E
0.9
E
Period (s) 15 14 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 15
NNE 15
NNE 20
NNE
Wind State off off off cross-
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Farol in North Bahia is an exposed reef break that only works once in a while. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the north. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. There is a left hand reef break. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rocks, rips ,etc.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For SESC, 4 km from Farol.

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Farol Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Salvador/Dois de Julho Airport, 9 km from Farol.

light winds from the NNE

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Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near Farol

Overall Farol Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Farol is Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (Salvador) Airport (SSA) in Brazil, which is 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Farol is Ilheus Airport (IOS), also in Brazil, 219 km (136 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Farol, Bahia - Norte. Use the tab navigation above to view Farol sea temperature, Farol photographs, Farol detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Farol webcams, current wind from Bahia - Norte live weather stations and Farol 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 Farol.