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Mar da Frente Surf Guide

Mar da Frente in Rio Grande Do Norte is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf The best wind direction is from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. The reef provides both left and right breaks. Sometimes crowded. Rocks are a hazard.

Mar da Frente Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Mar da Frente:

The best conditions reported for surf at Mar da Frente occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Mar da Frente with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 34% of the time in May while 53% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 13% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Mar da Frente Location Map

Interactive Mar da Frente 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 Mar da Frente is Augusto Severo (Natal) Airport (NAT) in Brazil, which is 58 km (36 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Mar da Frente is Intl. Pres. Castro Pinto (Joao Pessoa) Airport (JPA), also in Brazil, 141 km (88 miles) away.

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Mar da Frente Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 28 September 2022, 14:13 Local Time
Wednesday 28
Wave (m)
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Mar da Frente

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

Wind History at Mar da Frente

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

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