Continent
South America
Country
Brazil
Next Big City
Fortaleza
Next Town
Taiba
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Swimmers, Rocks
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Low tide, Coming tide, Falling tide

Small to medium sized waves. During swell season (rainy season from February until May) the waves can get as big as 3m, can also form tubes. Normally between 1-1.5m waves. Downwind you will find rocks, which are covered at high tide.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
No information
Beach Users:
January

Long, sandy beach. Pretty wide during low tide, during high tide up to 30m wide. Never really crowded beach, but January and weekends has some more sunbathers.

Wind

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

The winds blows almost daily from July until February. Strongest months August until October. Always from the same direction. Peak winds between 11am and 2pm. Off season about 60% wind.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From Fortaleza drive northwest for about 1 hour to Taiba. In Taiba drive to the main plaza, here turn right and some streets later turn left. A sandy street takes you to the south end of Taiba, where you will find the spot.

Extra information

Rules
Other

Watch out for the surfers, it is a local surf spot.

Nightlife

Some bars and small party locations available, mainly on the weekend. Very fun place to go to during carnival. Great nightlife in Fortaleza.