Continent
South America
Country
Brazil
Next Big City
Recife
Next Town
Porto de Galinhas, Maracaipe
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Shop, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Reefs
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Low tide

Beach

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

The beach is a paradise. It is the point of Maracaipe Bay, clean and soft sand. There is nothing at the beach, the place is totally safe with a big nice area for launch and land the kites.

Weather

Spring:
Shorts
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorts
Winter:
Shorts

Nice temperatures all year long, no wetsuits need.

Wind

Best Months:
January, May, June, July, August, September, December
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
NE, SE, SSE, S
Main Direction:
NE, SE, SSE, S

October to January: 8-20 knots, February to April: 8-15 knots, May to September: 10-25 knots. The best season for kite and surf is from May to September with S/SE winds, but in December and January we have some very good NE winds but not as consistent as the S/SE winds.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Fly to Recife and go to Porto de Galinhas (52km from Recife), the place is 4km south of Porto town.

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

No information