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Portao ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.8

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Portao Spot ID

Type: reef/pier

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.9 °C

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Monday, 24 September 2018, 04:33 Local time
Monday 24
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 25
SE 25
ESE 25
E 25
Wind State cross-
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Portao in Ceara is an exposed reef/pier break that has very consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the south southwest with some shelter here from east winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north. Both left and right reef breaks. Best around low tide. Often Crowded. Beware of rocks and pollution.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Fortaleza, Brazil, 4 km from Portao.

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Portao Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Fortaleza/Pinto Martins Airport, 5 km from Portao.

moderate winds from the E

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near Portao

Overall Portao Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Town and city forecasts close to Portao:

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    5 mi
  • Second closest city location
    12 mi
  • Third closest city location
    13 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    16 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Portao is Pinto Martins International (Fortaleza) Airport (FOR) in Brazil, which is 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Portao is Augusto Severo (Natal) Airport (NAT), also in Brazil, 437 km (271 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Portao, Ceará. Use the tab navigation above to view Portao sea temperature, Portao photographs, Portao detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Portao webcams, current wind from Ceará live weather stations and Portao 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 Portao.