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Praia Brava ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.1
Crowds: 2.6

Overall: 3.3

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Guilherme ( Mineiro ), Praia Brava photo

Praia Brava

Photo credit: Guilherme

Guilherme ( Mineiro ), Praia Brava photo

Praia Brava

Photo credit: Guilherme

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.2 °C

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Sunday, 22 October 2017, 01:02 Local time
Sunday 22
1AM4AM7AM10AM
Wave (m) 0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.7
ENE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
WNW 10
WNW 5
SW 15
SE
Wind State cross-
off
off glass cross-
on

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Praia Brava in Santa Caterina is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the east northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Balneario Camboriu, 5 km from Praia Brava.

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Praia Brava Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Navegantes, 7 km from Praia Brava.

light winds from the W

km/h
Air temperature
20 °C

Current weather near Praia Brava

Overall Praia Brava Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Praia Brava is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT) in Brazil, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Praia Brava is Joinville Airport (JOI), also in Brazil, 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Third is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • Afonso Pena (Curitiba) Airport (CWB) in Brazil is 165 km (102 miles) away.
  • Bacacheri (Curitiba) Airport (BFH), also in Brazil is the fifth nearest airport to Praia Brava and is 180 km (112 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Praia Brava, Santa Catarina - Norte. 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 - Norte 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.