Ponta do Farol Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell N | Wind SE
Sea Temperature Today is: 28.4 °C
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.
For Sao Luis, Brazil, 4 km from Ponta do Farol.
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At São Luís/Marechal Cunha Machado International Airport, 16 km from Ponta do Farol.
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Dry and partly cloudy
Overall Ponta do Farol Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January
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- 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.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ponta do Farol, Maranhao. Use the tab navigation above to view Ponta do Farol sea temperature, Ponta do Farol photographs, Ponta do Farol detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ponta do Farol webcams, current wind from Maranhao live weather stations and Ponta do Farol 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 do Farol.