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Matadeiro, Armacao photo


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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.0 °C

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Monday, 18 June 2018, 04:35 Local time
Monday 18
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 4 - 6 6
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 10
SE 10
Wind State off off cross cross-

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Armacao in Florianópolis is a reasonably exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest with some shelter here from north winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips, rocks.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Armacao Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Florianopolis Airport, 10 km from Armacao.


Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
14 °C

Current weather near Armacao

Overall Armacao Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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  • The closest passenger airport to Armacao is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 10 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Armacao is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 98 km (61 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Joinville Airport (JOI), also in Brazil, 173 km (107 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Armacao, Santa Catarina - Florianópolis. Use the tab navigation above to view Armacao sea temperature, Armacao photographs, Armacao detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Armacao webcams, current wind from Santa Catarina - Florianópolis live weather stations and Armacao tide predictions. The Brazil swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Brazil and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Brazil wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Armacao.