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Praia do Forte ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 4.0

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Praia do Forte Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.0 °C

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Thursday, 19 July 2018, 14:49 Local time
Thursday 19
Wave (m) 2.0
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 15
SE 15
E 15
Wind State cross-
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Praia do Forte in North Bahia is an exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the south. Both left and right reef breaks. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of rips and coral.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Salvador/Dois de Julho Airport, 71 km from Praia do Forte.

light winds from the SSE

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
27 °C

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Overall Praia do Forte Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Praia do Forte is Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (Salvador) Airport (SSA) in Brazil, which is 73 km (45 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Praia do Forte is Santa Maria (Aracaju) Airport (AJU), also in Brazil, 182 km (113 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Praia do Forte, Bahia - Norte. 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 Bahia - Norte 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.