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Praia do Forte ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.5

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Praia do Forte Spot ID

Praia do Forte - Ressaca - FelipeTerra photo

Praia do Forte

Photo credit: FelipeTerra

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell E | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.6 °C

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Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 14:53 Local time
Tuesday 25
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
ESE 15
ESE 15
ENE 25
Wind State on cross-
cross cross

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Praia do Forte in Rio de Janeiro Norte is a fairly exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Surfable in an onshore breeze Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. The beach break offers mainly left hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Rocks are a hazard.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cabo Frio, 2 km from Praia do Forte.

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Praia do Forte Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cabo Frio, 9 km from Praia do Forte.

light winds from the ESE

Air temperature
28 °C

Current weather near Praia do Forte

Overall Praia do Forte Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Praia do Forte is Santos Dumont (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (SDU) in Brazil, 119 km (74 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Praia do Forte is Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (GIG), also in Brazil, 127 km (79 miles) away.
  • Third is Bartolomeu Lisandro (Campos) Airport (CAW) in Brazil, 151 km (94 miles) away.
  • Santa Cruz (Rio De Janeiro) Airport (STU) in Brazil is 176 km (109 miles) away.
  • Francisco De Assis (Juiz De Fora) Airport (JDF), also in Brazil is the fifth nearest airport to Praia do Forte and is 188 km (117 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Praia do Forte, Rio de Janeiro. Use the tab navigation above to view Praia do Forte sea temperature, Praia do Forte photographs, Praia do Forte detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Praia do Forte webcams, current wind from Rio de Janeiro live weather stations and Praia do Forte 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 Forte.