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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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 Posto 6

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro City

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It's in Copacabana, in the direction of the "Fort of Copacabana",going to Ipanema.

English (Translate this text in English): It's in Copacabana, in the direction of the "Fort of Copacabana",going to Ipanema.

English (Translate this text in English): It's in Copacabana, in the direction of the "Fort of Copacabana",going to Ipanema.

English (Translate this text in English): It's in Copacabana, in the direction of the "Fort of Copacabana",going to Ipanema.

DistanceIn the city

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

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 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencySometimes break

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerOrdinary, Fun, Powerless

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouth, SouthEast, East

Good wind directionSouthWest, South, SouthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.5m-2m /5ft-6ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+

Best tide positionLow and mid tide

Best tide movement

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Week crowdCrowded

Week-end crowdUltra crowded

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 Additional Information

Park your car in Avenida Atlantica
It's a hot dog surfing wave, that breaks when big swell hits the coast.It's a fun wave with diferent sections.The bigger the swell the longer the wave is.The option for who don't want to surf big and waves

English (Translate this text in English): Park your car in Avenida Atlantica<br />It's a hot dog surfing wave, that breaks when big swell hits the coast.It's a fun wave with diferent sections.The bigger the swell the longer the wave is.The option for who don't want to surf big and waves

English (Translate this text in English): Park your car in Avenida Atlantica&lt;br &#47;&gt;It's a hot dog surfing wave, that breaks when big swell hits the coast.It's a fun wave with diferent sections.The bigger the swell the longer the wave is.The option for who don't want to surf big and waves

English (Translate this text in English): Park your car in Avenida Atlantica&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;It's a hot dog surfing wave, that breaks when big swell hits the coast.It's a fun wave with diferent sections.The bigger the swell the longer the wave is.The option for who don't want to surf big and waves

Atmosphere

It's very crowded, with kids, bboarders, longboarders and surfers.But the wave can be very good, especially the first session, near the cannons of the fort.It can be long, and have about 5 feet waves

English (Translate this text in English): It's very crowded, with kids, bboarders, longboarders and surfers.But the wave can be very good, especially the first session, near the cannons of the fort.It can be long, and have about 5 feet waves

English (Translate this text in English): It's very crowded, with kids, bboarders, longboarders and surfers.But the wave can be very good, especially the first session, near the cannons of the fort.It can be long, and have about 5 feet waves

English (Translate this text in English): It's very crowded, with kids, bboarders, longboarders and surfers.But the wave can be very good, especially the first session, near the cannons of the fort.It can be long, and have about 5 feet waves

General

It's a fun spot, a very good option when the surf goes out of control in the other spots.The best tide is the lowest as possible

English (Translate this text in English): It's a fun spot, a very good option when the surf goes out of control in the other spots.The best tide is the lowest as possible

English (Translate this text in English): It's a fun spot, a very good option when the surf goes out of control in the other spots.The best tide is the lowest as possible

English (Translate this text in English): It's a fun spot, a very good option when the surf goes out of control in the other spots.The best tide is the lowest as possible

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By oddfish , 27-12-2004

few times a year only - works with BIG SE and E swells. Good sign is when Arpoador is closing out beyond the rocks. I live nearby and surf it at most 2-4 times a year. usually much better at low tide. Huge crowd of longboarders when firing, including many local pros. Fight for your life.

By thiago , 01-09-2004

fun wave - only break with big swells,its a fun wave,but black childrens from ''favela'' it bad

By anonymous , 06-02-2004

no title - breaks decently once a year...and i'm being generous !

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