Ponta do Farol ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 2.0

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Ponta do Farol Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Maranhão, Brazil)

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Ponta do Farol Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.4 °C

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Friday, 21 November 2014, 05:28 Local time

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Period (s) - 3 - -
Wind (km/h) 25
NE 25
NE 25
ENE 25
ENE
Wind State cross cross-
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Ponta do Farol in Maranhao is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the southeast with some shelter here from east winds. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the optimum swell angle is from the north. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Take special care here if it gets very crowded.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Sao Luis, Brazil, 4 km from Ponta do Farol.

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Live Weather:

At São Luís, 15 km from Ponta do Farol.

light winds from the ENE

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Air temperature
26.5 °C

Current weather near Ponta do Farol

Overall Ponta do Farol Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Ponta do Farol:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Praia do Calhau 2 mi
Second closest break Praia de Sao Marcos 3 mi
Third closest break Ponta d'Areia 4 mi
Fourth closest break Praia do Caolho 6 mi
Fifth closest break Praia Olho d'Agua 9 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Ponta do Farol:

Closest wave buoy Middle Atlantic Buoy 1165 mi
Second closest wave buoy West Atlantic Buoy 1310 mi
Third closest wave buoy East of Martinique Buoy 1430 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Eastern Caribbean Buoy 1851 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy SE Atlantic Buoy 1925 mi

Tide stations nearest to Ponta do Farol:

Closest tide station Sao Luis 2 mi
Second closest tide station Itaqui 6 mi
Third closest tide station Sao Jose de Ribamar 19 mi
Fourth closest tide station Santana, Recifes de 52 mi
Fifth closest tide station Turiacu 93 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Ponta do Farol:

Closest ski area Chacaltaya (Bolivia) 1888 mi
Second closest ski area Huascaran (Peru) 2334 mi
Third closest ski area Los Penitentes (Argentina) 2670 mi
Fourth closest ski area Vallecitos (Argentina) 2670 mi
Fifth closest ski area Los Puquios (Argentina) 2674 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Ponta do Farol:

Closest city location Sao Luis (Brazil) 11 mi
Second closest city location Sao Jose de Ribamar (Brazil) 19 mi
Third closest city location Pinheiro (Brazil) 53 mi
Fourth closest city location Itapecuru Mirim (Brazil) 62 mi
Fifth closest city location Viana (Brazil) 69 mi
  • The nearest passenger airport to Ponta do Farol is Marechal Cunha Machado (Sao Luis) Airport (SLZ) in Brazil, which is 13 km (8 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Ponta do Farol is Senador Petronio Portella (Teresina) Airport (THE), also in Brazil, 330 km (205 miles) away.
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