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Boat access from Praia de Fora or Praia Vermelha. Best on low tide. Little surfed peaks due to difficult access and strong currents. Worth it though.
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Alternative name Laje do Pão de Açucar, praia do exercito
Good day length
Good swell direction,
Good wind direction,
Swell sizeStarts working at and holds up to
Best tide position
Best tide movement
Needs giant South-West or South swell to push 4-8ft rights.
By Anonymous , 17-10-2007
URCA BODYBOARDERS - don't even try to step in to the water there are very mad's surfers and they are violent ! don't come to this spot !
By luiz felipe , 11-08-2007
This is not inside "forte são joão" - the real name of this beach is "praia vermelha" that is close to the entry to the sugarloaf
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