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Pontal (Baia Formosa) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Pontal (Baia Formosa) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Rio Grande Do Norte, Brazil)

Pontal (Baia Formosa) Spot ID

José Jr, Pontal (Baia Formosa) photo

Pontal (Baia Formosa)

Photo credit: André Marques

Italo Ferreira, Pontal (Baia Formosa) photo

Pontal (Baia Formosa)

Photo credit: André Marques

PONTAL BAIA FORMOSA, Pontal (Baia Formosa) photo

Pontal (Baia Formosa)

Photo credit: CARLAO

Type: reef and point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.9 °C

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Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 16:27 Local time
Wednesday 16
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 12 12 11 12
Wind (km/h) 30
SE 30
SE 25
SE 20
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

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Pontal in Rio Grande Do Norte is an exposed reef and point break that is usually a safe bet Offshore winds are from the south southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. A reef breaks right Best around high tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Hazards include rocks,crowds.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Baia Formosa, 1 km from Pontal (Baia Formosa).

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Pontal (Baia Formosa) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

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

fresh winds from the SSE

Air temperature
29.7 °C

Current weather near Pontal (Baia Formosa)

Overall Pontal (Baia Formosa) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


Surf stats for Pontal (Baia Formosa): see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Pontal (Baia Formosa): see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Pontal (Baia Formosa) Location Maps

Pontal (Baia Formosa) Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Pontal (Baia Formosa):

  • Closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    42 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    44 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    52 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    52 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Pontal (Baia Formosa):

  • Closest city location
    34 mi
  • Second closest city location
    35 mi
  • Third closest city location
    42 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    44 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    44 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Pontal is Augusto Severo (Natal) Airport (NAT) in Brazil, which is 58 km (36 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Pontal is Intl. Pres. Castro Pinto (Joao Pessoa) Airport (JPA), also in Brazil, 141 km (88 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Guararapes (Recife) Airport (REC), also in Brazil, 195 km (121 miles) away.
Pontal (Baia Formosa) break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pontal (Baia Formosa), Rio Grande Do Norte. Use the tab navigation above to view Pontal (Baia Formosa) sea temperature, Pontal (Baia Formosa) photographs, Pontal (Baia Formosa) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pontal (Baia Formosa) webcams, current wind from Rio Grande Do Norte live weather stations and Pontal (Baia Formosa) tide predictions. The Brazil swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Brazil and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Brazil wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Pontal (Baia Formosa).