Capim Acu (Camboas)

Continent
South America
Country
Brazil
Next Big City
Fortaleza
Next Town
Paraipaba, Camboas
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
None

Water

Type:
Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
None
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Small to medium waves, up to 2m high. Upwind towards the Paracuru river mouth excellent waves.

Beach

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

Long, sandy beach. No one around, lots of space.

Wind

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

Best winds from August to December, windy almost every day. But also good, but lighter winds in the off-season with mainly 14-22 knots. During windy season around 25 knots. Steady winds, strongest between 11am to 2pm.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
No walk

Get to Paraipaba, just west of Paracuru. Pass Paraipaba, then after about few minutes turn right to Camboas. Follow the bumpy street to the square, at the end turn left, and then right again. Follow this stony street and then turn left at the first possibility. This street takes you to the beach. With a normal car you have to stop about 200m before, then you need to walk. With a buggy or 4x4 you can drive onto the beach.

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

Paraipaba is about 10 min drive away and has few clubs and bars. Big nightlife in Fortaleza.