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Gamboa ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Gamboa Spot ID

Right alone, Gamboa photo


Photo credit: Denilson Borba

Gamboa - Working at second reef photo


Photo credit: Denilson Borba

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.1 °C

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Monday, 10 December 2018, 04:57 Local time
Monday 10
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 11 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
N 25
N 25
NNW 20
Wind State cross-

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Gamboa in Santa Caterina is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of the strong rips here.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Gamboa (0 km).

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Gamboa Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Florianopolis Airport, 29 km from Gamboa.

light winds from the NW

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
22 °C

Current weather near Gamboa

Overall Gamboa Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Gamboa is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 28 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Gamboa is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 116 km (72 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Joinville Airport (JOI), also in Brazil, 190 km (118 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Gamboa, Santa Catarina - Sul. Use the tab navigation above to view Gamboa sea temperature, Gamboa photographs, Gamboa detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Gamboa webcams, current wind from Santa Catarina - Sul live weather stations and Gamboa 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 Gamboa.