Enseada dos Patos (Praia de Patos)

Continent
South America
Country
Brazil
Next Big City
Fortaleza
Next Town
Itarema
 
Type:
Ocean, Lagoon, Lake, River
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Rental, Shower, Toilet, Food

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Ships, Shells, Stakes
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
High tide, Low tide

Flat and shallow water on the lagoon. Small waves on the ocean. At high tide, you ride on the lagoon. At low tide, you can ride on the flat water of the ocean downwind the sand bank. Where the lagoon connects to the ocean you can also find flat water. You can also ride at the river mouth, but be aware that the fishermen don't like you riding there. Few sharp shells around.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
No information

Sandy, lots of space.

Wind

Best Months:
January, July, August, September, October, November, December
Wind Type:
Thermal, Trade
Best Direction:
NE
Main Direction:
NE, ENE, E

Best winds from July to February. Normally trade/thermal winds from NE during the day.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
No information

From Fortaleza west on CE085. In Barrento get on CE168 towards Marinheiros. Before it follow signs to Icarai. From Icarai west for about 6 km until you get to the river mouth. Here take a boat over the river mouth and get to the lagoon, but you need a 4x4.

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

No information