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Farol ratings
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Farol Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.8 °C

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Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 10:53 Local time
Tuesday 17
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 15
E 20
NE 20
ENE 20
Wind State cross-
on on cross-

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Farol in Piaui is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf The best wind direction is from the southwest with some shelter here from east winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the north. The beach breaks favour rights. Best around high tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for rocks.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Farol Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Parnaiba, 4 km from Farol.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
27.6 °C

Current weather near Farol

Overall Farol Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Farol:

  • Closest city location
    15 mi
  • Second closest city location
    50 mi
  • Third closest city location
    53 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    70 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    96 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Farol is Senador Petronio Portella (Teresina) Airport (THE) in Brazil, which is 278 km (173 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Farol is Marechal Cunha Machado (Sao Luis) Airport (SLZ), also in Brazil, 298 km (185 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Farol, Piauí. 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 Piauí 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.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.