In the dry season, when the sky is clear and no rain insight, the wind in Ceara, from Cumbuco to Jericoacoara is blowing. So when you look at the forecast, look at the cloud cover, and perception forecast. Clear sky, or just some high clouds, predicts a constant wind and a great kite-surfing day. The wind in Ceara, gets stronger when you go northwest. This is caused by the local thermic effect caused by the huge warm dunes. This effect not always shown in the forecast maps, so in a constant day, the wind gets stronger from Cumbuco, via Taiba, Flexeiras and Ilha do Guajiru to Prea and Jericoacoara.