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Farol ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Farol Surf Guide

Farol in Rio Grande Do Norte is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf Ideal winds are from the west southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Farol Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Farol:

The best conditions reported for surf at Farol occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Farol (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Farol with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 5% of the time in April while 86% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 9% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
5%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
86%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
9%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Farol Location Map

Interactive Farol surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Farol is Augusto Severo (Natal) Airport (NAT) in Brazil, which is 64 km (40 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Farol is Intl. Pres. Castro Pinto (Joao Pessoa) Airport (JPA), also in Brazil, 139 km (86 miles) away.

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Farol Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 9 May 2021, 17:12 Local Time
SunMon
6PM9PM0AM3AM
Wave (m) 0.8
ESE
0.8
ESE
1.3
SE
1.3
SE
Period (s) 7 6 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 15
SSE 15
SSE 15
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Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Farol

Surf stats for Farol, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Farol

Wind stats for Farol, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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