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Farol ratings
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Farol Surf Guide

Farol in Piaui is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf The best wind direction is from the southwest with some shelter here from east winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the north. The beach breaks favour rights. Best around high tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for rocks.

Farol Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Farol:

The best conditions reported for surf at Farol occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the 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 4% of the time in April while 86% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
4%
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
10%
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 nearest passenger airport to Farol is Senador Petronio Portella (Teresina) Airport (THE) in Brazil, which is 278 km (173 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Farol is Marechal Cunha Machado (Sao Luis) Airport (SLZ), also in Brazil, 298 km (185 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Farol Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 9 May 2021, 17:21 Local Time
SunMon
6PM9PM0AM3AM
Wave (m) 0.5
N
0.5
N
0.6
N
0.8
NNE
Period (s) 7 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 10
ENE 5
E 10
ESE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

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.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Farol. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    20km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    23km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    29km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Farol: