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Ponta Negra (Quebra Mar) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Ponta Negra (Quebra Mar) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Ponta Negra (Quebra Mar) Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.9 °C

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Saturday, 17 March 2018, 08:00 Local time
Saturday 17
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 10 12 11 10
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 10
SSE 10
SSE 15
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Ponta Negra (Quebra Mar) in Rio de Janeiro Norte is a fairly exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the southeast. The beach break favours left handers. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for rips, locals.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Canto de Jacone, 3 km from Ponta Negra (Quebra Mar).

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Ponta Negra (Quebra Mar) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Santos Dumont/Rio de Janeiro Airport, 49 km from Ponta Negra (Quebra Mar).

light winds from the SSE

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Air temperature
27 °C

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Overall Ponta Negra (Quebra Mar) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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  • The closest passenger airport to Ponta Negra (Quebra Mar) is Santos Dumont (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (SDU) in Brazil, 48 km (30 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ponta Negra (Quebra Mar) is Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (GIG), also in Brazil, 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Third is Santa Cruz (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (STU) in Brazil, 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Francisco De Assis (Juiz De Fora) Airport (JDF) in Brazil is 148 km (92 miles) away.
  • Bartolomeu Lisandro (Campos) Airport (CAW), also in Brazil is the fifth nearest airport to Ponta Negra (Quebra Mar) and is 201 km (125 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ponta Negra (Quebra Mar), Rio de Janeiro. Use the tab navigation above to view Ponta Negra (Quebra Mar) sea temperature, Ponta Negra (Quebra Mar) photographs, Ponta Negra (Quebra Mar) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ponta Negra (Quebra Mar) webcams, current wind from Rio de Janeiro live weather stations and Ponta Negra (Quebra Mar) 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 Ponta Negra (Quebra Mar).