Icaraizinho (Icarai de Amontada)

Continent
South America
Country
Brazil
Next Big City
Fortaleza
Next Town
Icaraizinho (Icarai de Amontada)
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Shop, Repair, Rental, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Flat, Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Stakes
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Low tide, Coming tide

Perfect half crescent bay, with all type of conditions: perfect flat water slalom on the southeast end, bump and jump in the middle, 1-2m waves on the north part of the bay.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
January

Beautiful unspoiled beach, nice soft sand, no shells, no pebbles, plenty of space to launch and land kite.

Wind

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

July to January is most windy season with an average of 20-25 knots, with peaks in August and September that can hit 25-30 knots. Rainy season (February to June) has less wind. Gusty wind inside the bay, go further west or around the corner.



How to get there

Transport
Car, Bus
Access
Short walk

Icaraizinho (officially called Icarai de Amontada) is a tiny fishing village. Located 125 km northwest of Fortaleza. There is a bus service from Fortaleza.

Extra information

Rules
None

Several school are located at the west end of the village, also some nice pousadas.

Nightlife

Nightlife is beginning to happen.