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Picao (Baia Formosa) Surf Forecast / Rio Grande Do Norte / Brazil

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 2 am Monday 26 Sep 2022 -03
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Picao (Baia Formosa) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Picao (Baia Formosa) sea temperature is 26.8 °C (Statistics for 26 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 26.4 max: 27.1 min: 25.7 °C)
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Picao (Baia Formosa) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Picao (Baia Formosa) sea temperature is 26.8 °C (Statistics for 26 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 26.4 max: 27.1 min: 25.7 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Picao (Baia Formosa) (calm at Camaratuba 30 km from Picao (Baia Formosa)).

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Calm
0 km/h
ESE
22.1
26.8
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Picao (Baia Formosa) this week:

The surf forecast for Picao (Baia Formosa) over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Monday (Sep 26) at 9AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.4m and 7s period with a secondary swell of 0.2m and 12s. Another secondary swell of 0.2m and 8s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Picao (Baia Formosa) in the next 12 days are 1.8m 7s and forecast to arrive on Tuesday (Sep 27) at 12AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives.

Wave TypeTime (-03) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 9AM (Mon 26th Sep)4.5ft (1.4m) 7s
Best Surf12AM (Tue 27th Sep)6ft (1.8m) 7s
Most Powerful12AM (Tue 27th Sep)6ft (1.8m) 7s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Picao (Baia Formosa) over the next 12 days.

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Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
Saturday
01
Sunday
02
Monday
03
Tuesday
04
Wednesday
05
Thursday
06
Friday
07
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
Rating
(10 max)
223222220121221222222222223033133333
Swell
Height Map
T brazil.htsgw.metric.27.cc23
T brazil.htsgw.metric.51.cc23
T brazil.htsgw.metric.75.cc23
T brazil.htsgw.metric.99.cc23
T brazil.htsgw.metric.123.cc23
T brazil.htsgw.metric.147.cc23
T brazil.htsgw.metric.171.cc23
T brazil.htsgw.metric.195.cc23
T brazil.htsgw.metric.219.cc23
T brazil.htsgw.metric.243.cc23
T brazil.htsgw.metric.267.cc23
T brazil.htsgw.metric.291.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.4
ESE
1.6
ESE
1.8
SE
1.4
ESE
1.5
ESE
1.3
ESE
1.2
E
1.3
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.1
ESE
1.2
ESE
1.4
ESE
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.5
E
1.4
ESE
1.8
ESE
1.5
E
1.6
ESE
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.7
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
Period(s) (?)777777777777777777777777777788888899
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)168252340214222176150176124117138120139135114135158134134181154181187198239214344251300272301383343360377348
Wind
(km/h)
30
SE
30
SE
20
SSE
30
SE
30
SE
20
SE
25
SE
25
ESE
15
ESE
25
SE
20
SE
20
SE
25
SE
20
SE
20
SSE
30
SE
30
SE
20
SE
30
SE
30
SE
20
SE
25
ESE
25
SE
20
SE
25
SE
25
SE
25
SE
30
ESE
25
SE
20
SE
25
ESE
25
SE
20
SE
30
ESE
25
SE
20
SE
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
4:23PM
2.24
4:36AM
2.32
4:55PM
2.24
5:12AM
2.28
5:30PM
2.20
5:50AM
2.18
6:08PM
2.12
6:33AM
2.04
6:52PM
2.00
7:26AM
1.87
7:47PM
1.86
8:36AM
1.71
9:04PM
1.75
10:12AM
1.63
10:41PM
1.75
11:48AM
1.70
12:06AM
1.87
12:57PM
1.85
1:09AM
2.05
1:49PM
2.02
2:00AM
2.21
2:32PM
2.16
2:43AM
2.33
Low Tide
/ height (m)
10:16AM
0.05
10:27PM
0.10
10:48AM
0.06
11:02PM
0.10
11:22AM
0.12
11:39PM
0.15
11:59AM
0.23
12:21AM
0.24
12:41PM
0.39
1:10AM
0.37
1:33PM
0.56
2:14AM
0.51
2:44PM
0.71
3:43AM
0.59
4:20PM
0.77
5:20AM
0.55
5:52PM
0.68
6:37AM
0.40
6:59PM
0.52
7:33AM
0.23
7:50PM
0.34
8:20AM
0.09
8:34PM
0.19

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Picao (Baia Formosa) blow from the SSW

Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
Saturday
01
Sunday
02
Monday
03
Tuesday
04
Wednesday
05
Thursday
06
Friday
07
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
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Rain (mm)
------------------1----1---1-1-----1
Temp. °C272625262625262625272625272725272625272625262725272726272625272725272726
Low °C262523262524262525262524262624272524262524262524272625272624262625272625
Feels °C (?)242424242424252525252526252625242324252424242625262626262525262625252627
Sunrise5:07--5:07--5:05--5:05--5:05--5:05--5:03--5:03--5:03--5:03--5:01--5:01--
Sunset-5:15--5:15--5:14--5:14--5:14--5:14--5:14--5:14--5:14--5:13--5:13--5:13-

Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm (max 27°C on Mon morning, min 23°C on Mon night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 27°C on Thu morning, min 24°C on Thu night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Sun morning. Warm (max 27°C on Sun morning, min 24°C on Sun night). Mainly fresh winds.

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Wed morning. Warm (max 27°C on Wed morning, min 24°C on Wed night). Mainly fresh winds.

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Information about the Picao (Baia Formosa) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Picao (Baia Formosa) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Picao (Baia Formosa) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Picao (Baia Formosa) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Picao (Baia Formosa)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Picao (Baia Formosa) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Picao is 12 km (7 miles) from Canguaretama. If you plan a holiday in Rio Grande Do Norte, look for hotels and other accommodation in Canguaretama. Canguaretama has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.