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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: 17.1 °C

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Thursday, 19 July 2018, 03:18 Local time
Thursday 19
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 7 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 10
NNW 10
NNW 10
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Ponta Do Rapa in Florianópolis is a fairly exposed reef break. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the east southeast with some shelter here from south winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. 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 Florianopolis -Sao Jose, 31 km from Ponta Do Rapa.

light winds from the NNE

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Air temperature
18.7 °C

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Overall Ponta Do Rapa Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • 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.