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Joaquina ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.0

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Joaquina Spot ID

Type: sandbar

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: -1.7 °C

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Monday, 30 May 2016, 13:29 Local time
Monday 30
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 0.5
S
0.7
ESE
1.0
ESE
1.1
ESE
Period (s) 10 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
NW 5
WNW 5
SE 15
ESE
Wind State off off glass on

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Joaquina in Santa Caterina is an exposed beach break that is usually a safe bet. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach are mainly lefts. Often Crowded. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Barra da Lagoa, 7 km from Joaquina.

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Joaquina Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Florianopolis Airport, 9 km from Joaquina.

light winds from the NNW

km/h
Air temperature
23 °C

Current weather near Joaquina

Overall Joaquina Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Joaquina is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Joaquina is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 86 km (53 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Joinville Airport (JOI), also in Brazil, 160 km (99 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Joaquina, Santa Catarina - Florianópolis. Use the tab navigation above to view Joaquina sea temperature, Joaquina photographs, Joaquina detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Joaquina webcams, current wind from Santa Catarina - Florianópolis live weather stations and Joaquina 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 Joaquina.


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