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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Pontal

Brazil, Bahia Sul

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 14° 15.813' S
Longitude: 38° 59.614' W

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Pontal is located at the north of the Rio de Contas. U've to cross the river by ferry, canoe or by paddling. The port is in the north end of Itacaré.

English (Translate this text in English): Pontal is located at the north of the Rio de Contas. U've to cross the river by ferry, canoe or by paddling. The port is in the north end of Itacaré.

English (Translate this text in English): Pontal is located at the north of the Rio de Contas. U've to cross the river by ferry, canoe or by paddling. The port is in the north end of Itacaré.

English (Translate this text in English): Pontal is located at the north of the Rio de Contas. U've to cross the river by ferry, canoe or by paddling. The port is in the north end of Itacaré.

DistanceIn the city

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Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessPaddle > 20mn or Boat

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

Power

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell direction

Good wind direction

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+

Best tide positionLow and mid tide

Best tide movement

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10 miles of beaches and palm trees. With good waves, the beaches of Pontal and Piracanga offer excellent conditions for surfing. The beaches of Algodões, Saquaíra, Cassange, Taipus de Fora and Barra Grande are still preserved. The Peninsula of Maraú protects forest, magroves, rivers and wild nature. a ferry crosses the Rio de Contas, from the village to Pontal Beach. There, a dirt road leads to the beaches of Maraú and Barra Grande. In Itacaré, several agencies organize excursions to the Peninsula of Maraú.

English (Translate this text in English): 10 miles of beaches and palm trees. With good waves, the beaches of Pontal and Piracanga offer excellent conditions for surfing. The beaches of Algodões, Saquaíra, Cassange, Taipus de Fora and Barra Grande are still preserved. The Peninsula of Maraú protects forest, magroves, rivers and wild nature. a ferry crosses the Rio de Contas, from the village to Pontal Beach. There, a dirt road leads to the beaches of Maraú and Barra Grande. In Itacaré, several agencies organize excursions to the Peninsula of Maraú.

English (Translate this text in English): 10 miles of beaches and palm trees. With good waves, the beaches of Pontal and Piracanga offer excellent conditions for surfing. The beaches of Algodões, Saquaíra, Cassange, Taipus de Fora and Barra Grande are still preserved. The Peninsula of Maraú protects forest, magroves, rivers and wild nature. a ferry crosses the Rio de Contas, from the village to Pontal Beach. There, a dirt road leads to the beaches of Maraú and Barra Grande. In Itacaré, several agencies organize excursions to the Peninsula of Maraú.

English (Translate this text in English): 10 miles of beaches and palm trees. With good waves, the beaches of Pontal and Piracanga offer excellent conditions for surfing. The beaches of Algodões, Saquaíra, Cassange, Taipus de Fora and Barra Grande are still preserved. The Peninsula of Maraú protects forest, magroves, rivers and wild nature. a ferry crosses the Rio de Contas, from the village to Pontal Beach. There, a dirt road leads to the beaches of Maraú and Barra Grande. In Itacaré, several agencies organize excursions to the Peninsula of Maraú.

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