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Ponta da Pinheira ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Ponta da Pinheira Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Santa Catarina – Norte, Brazil)

Ponta da Pinheira Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell E | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.4 °C

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Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 15:45 Local time
Wednesday 19
Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 5
NNW 15
NE 5
Wind State cross-
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Ponta da Pinheira in Santa Caterina is an exposed point break that only works once in a while. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. Best around low tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Praia de Palmas, 5 km from Ponta da Pinheira.

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Ponta da Pinheira Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cachoeira Florianopolis wx, 15 km from Ponta da Pinheira.


Air temperature
25.5 °C

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Overall Ponta da Pinheira Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Ponta da Pinheira is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 34 km (21 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ponta da Pinheira is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Joinville Airport (JOI), also in Brazil, 129 km (80 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ponta da Pinheira, Santa Catarina - Norte. Use the tab navigation above to view Ponta da Pinheira sea temperature, Ponta da Pinheira photographs, Ponta da Pinheira detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ponta da Pinheira webcams, current wind from Santa Catarina - Norte live weather stations and Ponta da Pinheira 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 da Pinheira.