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Pontao do Leblon


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


    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,


    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.