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Picao (Baia Formosa) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.8

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Picao (Baia Formosa) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Rio Grande Do Norte, Brazil)

Picao (Baia Formosa) Spot ID

Picão bonzinho...., Picao (Baia Formosa) photo

Picao (Baia Formosa)

Photo credit: Zed

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.7 °C

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Monday, 18 November 2019, 14:35 Local time
Monday 18
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 8 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 25
ESE 20
SE 25
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Picao in Rio Grande Do Norte is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. A right hand reef. Best around high tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include rocks,.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Baia Formosa (0 km).

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Picao (Baia Formosa) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Natal/Augusto Severo Airport, 56 km from Picao (Baia Formosa).

fresh winds from the ESE

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
30.5 °C

Current weather near Picao (Baia Formosa)

Overall Picao (Baia Formosa) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Picao (Baia Formosa) Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Picao (Baia Formosa):

  • Closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    42 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    43 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    52 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    52 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Picao is Augusto Severo (Natal) Airport (NAT) in Brazil, which is 57 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Picao is Intl. Pres. Castro Pinto (Joao Pessoa) Airport (JPA), also in Brazil, 139 km (86 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Guararapes (Recife) Airport (REC), also in Brazil, 196 km (122 miles) away.
Picao (Baia Formosa) break location map and break info

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