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

Overall: 2.8

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Farol Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.9 °C

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Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 02:42 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.1
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Period (s) 8 8 8 7
Wind (km/h) 20
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Farol in Rio Grande Do Norte is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf Ideal winds are from the west southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Baia Formosa, 7 km from Farol.

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Farol Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Natal/Augusto Severo Airport, 63 km from Farol.

light winds from the ESE

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Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
25 °C

Current weather near Farol

Overall Farol Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Tide stations nearest to Farol:

  • Closest tide station
    20 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    39 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    47 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    48 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    48 mi
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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Farol is Augusto Severo (Natal) Airport (NAT) in Brazil, which is 64 km (40 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Farol is Intl. Pres. Castro Pinto (Joao Pessoa) Airport (JPA), also in Brazil, 139 km (86 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Guararapes (Recife) Airport (REC), also in Brazil, 190 km (118 miles) away.
Farol break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Farol, Rio Grande Do 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 Rio Grande Do 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.