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Ponta Do Rapa

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Type: reef

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell E | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.6 °C

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Friday, 20 October 2017, 01:32 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.5
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Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 25
S 25
S 20
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Wind State cross-
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Ponta Do Rapa in Florianópolis is a quite exposed reef break. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the east southeast with some shelter here from south winds. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the east. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include rips, rocks.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Canasvieiras, 8 km from Ponta Do Rapa.

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Ponta Do Rapa Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Avenida Buriti Florianopolis wx, 25 km from Ponta Do Rapa.

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Overall Ponta Do Rapa Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Ponta Do Rapa is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ponta Do Rapa is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 60 km (37 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Joinville Airport (JOI), also in Brazil, 134 km (83 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ponta Do Rapa, Santa Catarina - Florianópolis. Use the tab navigation above to view Ponta Do Rapa sea temperature, Ponta Do Rapa photographs, Ponta Do Rapa detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ponta Do Rapa webcams, current wind from Santa Catarina - Florianópolis live weather stations and Ponta Do Rapa 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 Ponta Do Rapa.