Continent
South America
Country
Brazil
Next Big City
Fortaleza
Next Town
Fortaleza
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Expert
Features:
Rescue, Parking

Water

Type:
Flat, Chop
Hazards:
Mole
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Water is clean. Tide is starting to change every 6 hours. It's possible to ride perfect clean flat water for hundreds of meters as is protected by the wave breaker of the harbour.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Concrete, Other
Beach Users:
No information

The beach is on its north side part of the waves breaker at the entrance of Fortaleza Harbour, on its south side it's white sand. Enough space to launch. It's possible to come back to the starting point but it's the perfect start for an about 3km downwinder until the beach of Iracema right in front, where the city is. Watch out for the wind generators.

Wind

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

Change direction around 12 pm and a bit more about 3 pm. Wind is offshore to sideshore to sideonshore depending of the hour of day. Best winds from July to January.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

The island and the beach is inside the Port of Fortaleza, at its north tip.

Extra information

Rules
None

Be careful with your belongings, since you are close to a Favela.

Nightlife

Great nightlife in Fortaleza.