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Pontao do Leblon

Pontao is a dangerous wave, with lots of power. There is a killer shore-break. It’s a really good spot for big waves, and it has some really fun waves when its small.

Quality

Wave quality > Regional classic, don’t miss it
Frequency > Very consistent (150 day/year)
Experience Required > Experienced surfers

Wave

Type > Point-break
Direction > Right
Power > Powerful, hollow,
Bottom > Sand + rocks

Swell and Wind

Minimmun Swell Size > 1m | 3ft
Maximmun Swell Size > 5 m | 16 ft
Swell Direction > SW, S
Wind Direction > NE, N, SW

More Details

Crowd during the Week > Few people
Crowd on the Week-end > Crowded
Hazards >Rocks, locals, pollution,

Infrastructure

Accommodation >Hotels & Back
Commerce > shops and restaurants
Nightlife >Yeah, heaps!
Health assistance > Hospital nearby

Editor’s Comments

Pontao is a dangerous wave, with lots of power. There is a killer shore-break. It’s a really good spot for big waves, and it has some really fun waves when its small.

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