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Praia Brava ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.6

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Praia Brava

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Praia Brava

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Praia Brave, Praia Brava photo

Praia Brava

Photo credit: Alejandro Brave

Type: sandbar

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.6 °C

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Sunday, 22 April 2018, 11:22 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.4
E
0.7
NE
0.4
E
0.7
NE
Period (s) 8 4 8 4
Wind (km/h) 15
N 20
NNE 15
NNE 15
NNE
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Praia Brava in Florianópolisis a sandbar break that has very consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the west with some shelter here from south winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east. The sandbar breaks offer lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of .

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Canasvieiras, 7 km from Praia Brava.

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Praia Brava Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Avenida Buriti Florianopolis wx, 23 km from Praia Brava.

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Air temperature
25.7 °C

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Overall Praia Brava Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Praia Brava is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 33 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Praia Brava is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Joinville Airport (JOI), also in Brazil, 136 km (84 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Praia Brava, Santa Catarina - Florianópolis. Use the tab navigation above to view Praia Brava sea temperature, Praia Brava photographs, Praia Brava detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Praia Brava webcams, current wind from Santa Catarina - Florianópolis live weather stations and Praia Brava 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 Brava.