Joaquina Spot ID
Reliability: very consistent
Best: Swell SE | Wind NW
Sea Temperature Today is: 20.3 °C
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.
Overall Joaquina Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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Use this relief map to navigate to Santa Catarina - Florianópolis surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Joaquina
Tide stations nearest to Joaquina:
- Closest tide stationFlorianopolis7 mi
- Second closest tide stationPalhoca14 mi
- Third closest tide stationSao José14 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationBiguacu16 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationTijucas29 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Joaquina:
- Closest ski areaVallecitos (Argentina)1307 mi
- Second closest ski areaLos Penitentes (Argentina)1325 mi
- Third closest ski areaLos Puquios (Argentina)1328 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaPortillo (Chile)1341 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaValle Nevado (Chile)1350 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Joaquina:
- Closest city locationFlorianopolis (Brazil)6 mi
- Second closest city locationPalhoca (Brazil)14 mi
- Third closest city locationBiguacu (Brazil)16 mi
- Fourth closest city locationItapema (Brazil)39 mi
- Fifth closest city locationImbituba (Brazil)44 mi
- 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, 85 km (53 miles) away.
- The third closest airport is Joinville Airport (JOI), also in Brazil, 160 km (99 miles) away.
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.