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Pontal ratings
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.6

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Pontal Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.5 °C

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Friday, 20 October 2017, 11:27 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.4
NE
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1.7
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1.7
NE
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 30
ENE 35
ENE 35
ENE
Wind State cross-
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Pontal in Piaui is an exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf The best wind direction is from the south southwest with some shelter here from east winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around high tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Curvao, 6 km from Pontal.

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Pontal Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Parnaiba Airport, 18 km from Pontal.

moderate winds from the ENE

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Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
36 °C

Current weather near Pontal

Overall Pontal Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Pontal Location Maps

Pontal Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Pontal:

  • Closest city location
    15 mi
  • Second closest city location
    67 mi
  • Third closest city location
    71 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    87 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    105 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Pontal is Marechal Cunha Machado (Sao Luis) Airport (SLZ) in Brazil, which is 272 km (169 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Pontal is Senador Petronio Portella (Teresina) Airport (THE), also in Brazil, 280 km (174 miles) away.
Pontal break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pontal, Piauí. Use the tab navigation above to view Pontal sea temperature, Pontal photographs, Pontal detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pontal webcams, current wind from Piauí live weather stations and Pontal 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 Pontal.