Taiba is a lovely small fisherman village, surrounded by coconut palms and white sand dunes. Taiba is long and narrow, so you will probably need a car to move around. The center is located on the beautiful cliff, and the village is starching from upwind the center, until the lagoon which is 6km downwind.
Kitesurf here is great. Wave lovers, can ride the constant wave anywhere from the end of the bay, to the lagoon and beyond. Flat water lovers can ride in seasonal lagoon. Lagoon size depends on the rainfall each year, but its usually big enough for few kite surfers to enjoy. More then that, from Taiba you can do the great downwind to Paracuru.
The wind is perfect and blows at season 18-26 knots, side-on from 10-11 till around 15, then usually drops a bit, before sunset. Weather conditions are perfect as well with 25-27 degrees ocean temperature and 26-32 air temperature.
Getting to Taiba is easy with a normal car, which you can ride up to the Lagoon.
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Taiba has great conditions for wave riding downwind, and a nice small freshwater lagoon.
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In Taiba the center is located on the cliff and its imposable to kite there. You can kitesurf any where downwind from the cliff, after the bay which is crowded with surfers and wind sheltered.
The wind is strong and constant around 20-28 knots at season, and can get stronger. The wind blows side-shore to side-on-shore, and turn more on in the afternoon, and in the downwind part of the village.
Beach and sea surface in the village, are sandy, without rocks or sea shells. The beach is large at any tide conditions.
Water Conditions changing from big wind waves and powerful closeout beach break at high tide, to medium wind waves and chop at low tide.
Taiba lagoon is a small freshwater shallow flat lagoon, 4km downwind from Taiba. There are some submerging rocks in the downwind part of the lagoon, and it can get crowded in the high season. You can ride waves to the lagoon, or get there with a normal car.
The Downwind Taiba to Paracuru is better done with guidance, at least the first time. At low tide, the waves are smaller, and the submerging rocks and fish poles can be seen quite well. At high tide, big waves that run from deep inside, submerging rocks and fish poles are hard to spot. You can start anywhere downwind from the bay. The first 7km has waves and beach breaks, then, the beach angle turns, the wind blows less on-shore, and conditions change to smaller waves and chop. Some flat areas can be found on the way, mainly at low tide, and some nice waves few hundred meters inside, in front of the wind mills. Be careful of submerging rocks, and one rusty barrel, that is hard to spot at high tide, especially after the wind mills. If you drive a buggy or 4x4, plan to cross near the lagoon around low tide, otherwise it’s not crossable.