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Praia Branca ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Praia Branca Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.3 °C

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Saturday, 15 December 2018, 22:53 Local time
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 6 10 7 9
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 0
Wind State cross-
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Praia Branca in Sao Paulo is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. It very rarely gets crowded here.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bertioga, 1 km from Praia Branca.

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Praia Branca Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Santos Air Force Base Airport, 16 km from Praia Branca.


Air temperature
28 °C

Current weather near Praia Branca

Overall Praia Branca Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Praia Branca:

  • Closest city location
    1 mi
  • Second closest city location
    15 mi
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    15 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    18 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    19 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Praia Branca is Santos Air Base Airport (SSZ) in Brazil, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Praia Branca is Guarulhos (Sao Paulo) Airport (GRU), also in Brazil, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Third is Congonhas (Sao Paulo) Airport (CGH) in Brazil, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Sao Jose Dos Campos Airport (SJK) in Brazil is 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • Viracopos (Campinas) Airport (VCP), also in Brazil is the fifth nearest airport to Praia Branca and is 140 km (87 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Praia Branca, São Paulo. Use the tab navigation above to view Praia Branca sea temperature, Praia Branca photographs, Praia Branca detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Praia Branca webcams, current wind from São Paulo live weather stations and Praia Branca 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 Praia Branca.