In the Americas With David Yetman

Pororoca: Brazil's Famous Wave

Season 7, Episode 3 of 10

The Amazon is famous for being the world's largest river, but less well known for the massive tidal bore, a colossal wave that appears at the river's mouth around the equinoxes. It's called the Pororoca and surfers now flock from around the world to ride it. But it has also nearly destroyed a city along its way. We arrive at Sao Domingos do Capim, and wait.

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5/3/2019
6:30 p.m.
5/4/2019
4:30 a.m.
9/5/2019
6:30 p.m.
9/6/2019
12:30 a.m.
9/6/2019
4:30 a.m.
4/1/2020
6:30 p.m.
4/2/2020
12:30 a.m.
11/25/2020
6:30 p.m.
11/26/2020
12:30 a.m.
11/26/2020
4:30 a.m.
4/16/2021
6:30 p.m.
4/17/2021
12:30 a.m.
4/17/2021
4:30 a.m.
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