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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaya surfboard in Macaroni, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Pororoca - Araguari river

Brazil, Amapa

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Latitude: 1° 16.047' N
Longitude: 50° 10.226' W

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You can arrive at Amapa state only by boat or plane. Go to Macapa city and take a boat by Araguari river on east of state.
Check the local tour operators, they have the best equipaments and all crew to do a expedition to the longest wave in the world. Amazing!!! Surfing through the jungle...

English (Translate this text in English): You can arrive at Amapa state only by boat or plane. Go to Macapa city and take a boat by Araguari river on east of state.
Check the local tour operators, they have the best equipaments and all crew to do a expedition to the longest wave in the world. Amazing!!! Surfing through the jungle...

English (Translate this text in English): You can arrive at Amapa state only by boat or plane. Go to Macapa city and take a boat by Araguari river on east of state.
Check the local tour operators, they have the best equipaments and all crew to do a expedition to the longest wave in the world. Amazing!!! Surfing through the jungle...

English (Translate this text in English): You can arrive at Amapa state only by boat or plane. Go to Macapa city and take a boat by Araguari river on east of state.
Check the local tour operators, they have the best equipaments and all crew to do a expedition to the longest wave in the world. Amazing!!! Surfing through the jungle...

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Pororoca is a phenomenum which happens with a combination of moon position and sea tides.
usually at equinox, high tide is coming from the sea invading the rivers and producing strong waves. Every full and new moon from january to may and august to november. In the first semester the waves are glass and perfect. In the second semester the river stayed swung, because of the strong winds and is good to do kitesurf.

English (Translate this text in English): Pororoca is a phenomenum which happens with a combination of moon position and sea tides.<br />usually at equinox, high tide is coming from the sea invading the rivers and producing strong waves. Every full and new moon from january to may and august to november. In the first semester the waves are glass and perfect. In the second semester the river stayed swung, because of the strong winds and is good to do kitesurf.

English (Translate this text in English): Pororoca is a phenomenum which happens with a combination of moon position and sea tides.&lt;br &#47;&gt;usually at equinox, high tide is coming from the sea invading the rivers and producing strong waves. Every full and new moon from january to may and august to november. In the first semester the waves are glass and perfect. In the second semester the river stayed swung, because of the strong winds and is good to do kitesurf.

English (Translate this text in English): Pororoca is a phenomenum which happens with a combination of moon position and sea tides.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;usually at equinox, high tide is coming from the sea invading the rivers and producing strong waves. Every full and new moon from january to may and august to november. In the first semester the waves are glass and perfect. In the second semester the river stayed swung, because of the strong winds and is good to do kitesurf.

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Araguari river has the longest wave in the world.

English (Translate this text in English): Araguari river has the longest wave in the world.

English (Translate this text in English): Araguari river has the longest wave in the world.

English (Translate this text in English): Araguari river has the longest wave in the world.

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You can test your surf... can do every manouvers and enjoy all the time in the Amazon forest.But be careful, there are aligators and water snakes at the area that can hurt you.

English (Translate this text in English): You can test your surf... can do every manouvers and enjoy all the time in the Amazon forest.But be careful, there are aligators and water snakes at the area that can hurt you.

English (Translate this text in English): You can test your surf... can do every manouvers and enjoy all the time in the Amazon forest.But be careful, there are aligators and water snakes at the area that can hurt you.

English (Translate this text in English): You can test your surf... can do every manouvers and enjoy all the time in the Amazon forest.But be careful, there are aligators and water snakes at the area that can hurt you.

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By Visit Brasil !!!! , 21-06-2007

Pororoca is unbelieveble !!! - I think that Pororoca is five stars, it's a totally unbelievible wave that breaks just feel days a year being the most extense wave in the world. That's where the nature shows his powers

By ashley , 19-06-2007

No idea when it comes!!! - Hi thereHow can I know when the Pororoca comes next spring?I need your helpThank you,

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