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Praia Cardoso ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Shyllep - Farol, Praia Cardoso photo

Praia Cardoso

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Praia Cardoso

Photo credit: Aldrin Duarte

Praia do Cardoso, Praia Cardoso photo

Praia Cardoso

Photo credit: Aldrin Duarte

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.0 °C

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Monday, 10 December 2018, 00:22 Local time
Monday 10
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 11 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 35
NNE 30
N 25
N 20
Wind State cross-

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Praia Cardoso in Santa Caterina is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north northwest with some shelter here from south winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Sometimes crowded.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cardoso, 1 km from Praia Cardoso.

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Praia Cardoso Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Santa Marta, 1 km from Praia Cardoso.

gales from the NNE

Clear skies
Air temperature
22.0 °C

Current weather near Praia Cardoso

Overall Praia Cardoso Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Praia Cardoso:

  • Closest city location
    9 mi
  • Second closest city location
    15 mi
  • Third closest city location
    27 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    30 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    34 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Praia Cardoso is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 107 km (66 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Praia Cardoso is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 193 km (120 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Praia Cardoso, Santa Catarina - Sul. Use the tab navigation above to view Praia Cardoso sea temperature, Praia Cardoso photographs, Praia Cardoso detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Praia Cardoso webcams, current wind from Santa Catarina - Sul live weather stations and Praia Cardoso 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 Cardoso.