Flexeiras (also spelled Flecheiras) is lovely touristic-fisherman villages, located at a wind sheltered bay, in a typical north Brazilian way. Guajiru as any north Brazilian village has a small bay as well, but its not wind sheltered, and you can kite everywhere. Kitesurf conditions in Flexeiras and Guajiru area offering flat ocean inside the bay, wave spots and a downwind trip to Mundau river mouth. Flexeiras offers good variety of accommodation, Luxurious beach hotels, nice pousada and houses. The north Brazilian Wind is perfect here, and blow at season (August - January) at 20-28 knots, mostly side-on. Weather conditions are perfect as well with 25-27 degrees ocean temperature and 26-32 air. Getting to Flexeiras is easy by car via Ceara's highway CE-085, or bus.
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In Flexeiras. the best part for kite surf is between the roundabout and the village. In this part, some areas are protected from the swell by a reef belt, so creates special lagoon conditions. Water conditions at low tide are flat and shallow in the bay and get very shallow at certain areas. At mid to high tide, water become choppy with moderate beach breaks. Fun wave created on the reef belt upwind side of the village, careful of submerging rocks and fish poles when you go upwind. In Guajiru reef belt up wind the village, and great open beach down wind.
The wind is strong and blows side shore to side onshore around 20-28 knots at season. The wind is gusty and turbulent in front of the village center, and gets steadier downwind. The beach is wide and sandy.
Be careful near the reef belt. Some part of the reef are above water at low tide, and get very shallow when water raise again . It is recommended to examine the water at low tide conditions and consult locals where it is safe to ride. Reefs and fish poles in the water at the wave spots, upwind side of the village . When arriving at Flexeiras by downwind, its best to stay outside.
>Emboaca is the first spot downwind from Flexeiras kite zone. You have flat water in the small bay at low tide, and clean waves turning in the bay at medium to high tide. You can drive to this spot which is located right by the road.
Downwind Mundau to Icaraizinho do Amontada. Its long and challenging ride, of around around 50 km, should be done only on suitable conditions. and better be avoided. Suitable conditions for kitesurf are only at low tide with steady wind. Many reefs on the way, some seen some very shallow. In the last part, conditions gets more relaxed, and its a fun ride down to Icaraizinho. You can drive to this spot wich is located by the road,
Mundau River mouth. At high tide, the water covering the sand bar and creating a lagoon that is connected to the sea. At low tide, be careful of submerging rocks. The wind is gusty in village center, and might be sheltered and weak in the bay. If you downwind here, stay inside, and pay attention to the wind. You can find fun wave breaking on the the reef belt, upwind from the village. A car can cross the river by the raft service there.