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Praia do Calhau ratings
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Praia do Calhau Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.9 °C

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Sunday, 17 February 2019, 14:42 Local time
Sunday 17
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 4 12 4 4
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 20
NE 20
NE 15
Wind State cross-

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Praia do Calhau in Maranhao is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf Ideal winds are from the south with some shelter here from east winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. The beach breaks favour rights. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Sao Luis, Brazil, 5 km from Praia do Calhau.

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Praia do Calhau Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Edificio Marcus Barbosa Intelligent Office Sao Luis wx, 1 km from Praia do Calhau.

wind obs. (5.5 kph from 191 degs) was rejected

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Air temperature
24.8 °C

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Overall Praia do Calhau Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Praia do Calhau is Marechal Cunha Machado (Sao Luis) Airport (SLZ) in Brazil, which is 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Praia do Calhau is Senador Petronio Portella (Teresina) Airport (THE), also in Brazil, 329 km (204 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Praia do Calhau, Maranhao. Use the tab navigation above to view Praia do Calhau sea temperature, Praia do Calhau photographs, Praia do Calhau detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Praia do Calhau webcams, current wind from Maranhao live weather stations and Praia do Calhau 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 Praia do Calhau.