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Praia do Pontal ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Praia do Pontal Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.4 °C

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Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 09:32 Local time
Wednesday 18
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 20
SE 20
SE 20
SE 15
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Praia do Pontal in Alagoas is an exposed beach break that has very consistent waves. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around high tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Madre de Deus, Brazil, 4 km from Praia do Pontal.

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Praia do Pontal Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Maceio, 15 km from Praia do Pontal.

light winds from the ESE

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Air temperature
24.6 °C

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Overall Praia do Pontal Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Praia do Pontal is Zumbi Dos Palmares (Maceio) Airport (MCZ) in Brazil, which is 20 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Praia do Pontal is Guararapes (Recife) Airport (REC), also in Brazil, 196 km (122 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Praia do Pontal, Alagoas. Use the tab navigation above to view Praia do Pontal sea temperature, Praia do Pontal photographs, Praia do Pontal detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Praia do Pontal webcams, current wind from Alagoas live weather stations and Praia do 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 Praia do Pontal.