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

Overall: 3.2

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Farol da Barra Spot ID

Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.2 °C

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Monday, 24 September 2018, 10:45 Local time
Monday 24
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 20
E 20
E 20
Wind State cross-
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Farol da Barra in North Bahia is an exposed point break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the north. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the south.The waves is a point break that peels left. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Salvador, Brazil, 5 km from Farol da Barra.

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Farol da Barra Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At Salvador, 3 km from Farol da Barra.


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Overall Farol da Barra Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Farol da Barra is Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (Salvador) Airport (SSA) in Brazil, which is 25 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Farol da Barra is Ilheus Airport (IOS), also in Brazil, 208 km (129 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Farol da Barra, Bahia - Norte. Use the tab navigation above to view Farol da Barra sea temperature, Farol da Barra photographs, Farol da Barra detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Farol da Barra webcams, current wind from Bahia - Norte live weather stations and Farol da Barra 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 da Barra.