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Pontal do Peba ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 2.8

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Pontal do Peba Surf Guide

Pontal do Peba in Alagoas is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around high tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of the strong rips here.

Pontal do Peba Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pontal do Peba:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pontal do Peba occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Pontal do Peba (for consistent clean waves)?

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

Explore Pontal do Peba Location Map

Interactive Pontal do Peba 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 Pontal do Peba is Santa Maria (Aracaju) Airport (AJU) in Brazil, which is 107 km (66 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Pontal do Peba is Zumbi Dos Palmares (Maceio) Airport (MCZ), also in Brazil, 112 km (70 miles) away.

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Pontal do Peba Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 02:26 Local Time
Sunday 16
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 0.8
SSE
0.9
SE
1.0
SSE
1.2
SE
Period (s) 11 11 9 10
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 15
ESE 15
ESE 20
ESE
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Swell History at Pontal do Peba

Surf stats for Pontal do Peba, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Pontal do Peba

Wind stats for Pontal do Peba, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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