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Ponta Negra ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.4
Consistency of Surf: 3.6
Difficulty Level: 1.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.6

Overall: 3.4

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Ponta Negra Spot ID

ESCOSSINHA, PONTA NEGRA photo

Ponta Negra

Photo credit: ESCÓSSIA

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.4 °C

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Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 03:13 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.4
ESE
1.3
ESE
1.9
SE
1.5
ESE
Period (s) 8 8 9 9
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 20
SSE 20
SSE 25
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Ponta Negra in Rio Grande Do Norte is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf The best wind direction is from the west with some shelter here from southeast winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Overcrowding can even make surfing hazardous.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cotavelo, 8 km from Ponta Negra.

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Ponta Negra Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Natal, 8 km from Ponta Negra.

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Air temperature
22.3 °C

Current weather near Ponta Negra

Overall Ponta Negra Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Tide stations nearest to Ponta Negra:

  • Closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    21 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    52 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    78 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    86 mi
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Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Ponta Negra is Augusto Severo (Natal) Airport (NAT) in Brazil, which is 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Ponta Negra is Intl. Pres. Castro Pinto (Joao Pessoa) Airport (JPA), also in Brazil, 174 km (108 miles) away.
Ponta Negra break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ponta Negra, Rio Grande Do Norte. Use the tab navigation above to view Ponta Negra sea temperature, Ponta Negra photographs, Ponta Negra detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ponta Negra webcams, current wind from Rio Grande Do Norte live weather stations and Ponta Negra 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.


FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.