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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.8 °C

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Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 22:14 Local time
Wednesday 25
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 15
NNE 15
N 15
Wind State cross-

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Cardoso in Santa Catarina - Sul is an exposed beach break that has very reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest with some shelter here from east winds. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Watch out for - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Localism.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Current weather near Cardoso

Overall Cardoso Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cardoso, Santa Catarina - Sul. Use the tab navigation above to view Cardoso sea temperature, Cardoso photographs, Cardoso detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cardoso webcams, current wind from Santa Catarina - Sul live weather stations and Cardoso 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 Cardoso.