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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.2 °C

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Friday, 19 January 2018, 05:59 Local time
Friday 19
7AM10AM1PM4PM
Wave (m) 0.7
SE
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.0
S
Period (s) 8 5 6 6
Wind (km/h) 25
SSW 25
SSW 25
SSW 20
SSE
Wind State cross cross cross-
on
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Cardoso in Santa Catarina - Sul is an exposed beach break that is often working. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the northwest with some shelter here from east winds. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Localism.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Cardoso Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SkyZimba Paraquedismo Imbituba wx, 50 km from Cardoso.

moderate winds from the WSW

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Air temperature
24.3 °C

Current weather near Cardoso

Overall Cardoso Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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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.