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Garca Torta ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Garca Torta Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.9 °C

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Thursday, 19 October 2017, 19:00 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.7
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Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
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Garca Torta in Alagoas is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest. Surfable in an onshore breeze Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. There are left and right breaking reefs. Best around low tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rocks.

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Overall Garca Torta Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Garca Torta is Zumbi Dos Palmares (Maceio) Airport (MCZ) in Brazil, which is 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Garca Torta is Guararapes (Recife) Airport (REC), also in Brazil, 167 km (104 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Garca Torta, Alagoas. Use the tab navigation above to view Garca Torta sea temperature, Garca Torta photographs, Garca Torta detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Garca Torta webcams, current wind from Alagoas live weather stations and Garca Torta 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 Garca Torta.