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Latitude: 14° 15.813' S
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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.
DistanceIn the city
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessPaddle > 20mn or Boat
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
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
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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