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Ilha Do Pontal ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Ilha Do Pontal Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell E | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.0 °C

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Thursday, 17 January 2019, 16:45 Local time
Thursday 17
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 25
E 30
ENE 25
Wind State cross-
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Ilha Do Pontal in Rio de Janeiro Norte is a fairly exposed reef break that only works when conditions are just right. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Handles onshore winds better than most spots Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the east. The beach breaks are all lefts. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded. Rocks are a hazard.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Arraial do Cabo, 4 km from Ilha Do Pontal.

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Ilha Do Pontal Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Arraial DO Cabo, 3 km from Ilha Do Pontal.

light winds from the E

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Air temperature
28.1 °C

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Overall Ilha Do Pontal Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Ilha Do Pontal is Santos Dumont (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (SDU) in Brazil, 120 km (75 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ilha Do Pontal is Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (GIG), also in Brazil, 130 km (81 miles) away.
  • Third is Bartolomeu Lisandro (Campos) Airport (CAW) in Brazil, 158 km (98 miles) away.
  • Santa Cruz (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (STU) in Brazil is 177 km (110 miles) away.
  • Francisco De Assis (Juiz De Fora) Airport (JDF), also in Brazil is the fifth nearest airport to Ilha Do Pontal and is 194 km (120 miles) away.
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