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Icarai ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 2.9

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Icarai Spot ID

Not for surfers but for kiters, Icarai photo


Photo credit: Alvartaco

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.0 °C

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Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 13:44 Local time
Tuesday 18
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 14 15 8 15
Wind (km/h) 20
E 20
E 15
E 20
Wind State cross cross-

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Icarai in Ceara is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the south southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Often Crowded. Take care of the strong rips here.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Rio Ceara (bar), Brazil, 5 km from Icarai.

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Icarai Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cumbuco, 9 km from Icarai.

fresh winds from the SE

Air temperature
28 °C

Current weather near Icarai

Overall Icarai Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Icarai is Pinto Martins International (Fortaleza) Airport (FOR) in Brazil, which is 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Icarai is Augusto Severo (Natal) Airport (NAT), also in Brazil, 453 km (281 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Icarai, Ceará. Use the tab navigation above to view Icarai sea temperature, Icarai photographs, Icarai detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Icarai webcams, current wind from Ceará live weather stations and Icarai 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 Icarai.