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Praia Grande ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 2.9

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Praia Grande Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Santa Catarina – Norte, Brazil)

Praia Grande Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.3 °C

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Friday, 1 July 2016, 21:14 Local time
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 10
Wind State cross-
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Praia Grande in Santa Caterina is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the west. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the east. The beach breaks favour lefts. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Praia Grande Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Joinville, 30 km from Praia Grande.


Air temperature
16 °C

Current weather near Praia Grande

Overall Praia Grande Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Praia Grande Location Maps

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Praia Grande:

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Wave buoys nearest to Praia Grande:

Tide stations nearest to Praia Grande:

  • Closest tide station
    Sao Francisco do Sul
    8 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Barra Velha
    23 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    30 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    32 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    40 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Praia Grande:

  • Closest ski area
    Vallecitos (Argentina)
    1338 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Los Penitentes (Argentina)
    1354 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Los Puquios (Argentina)
    1357 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Portillo (Chile)
    1370 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Valle Nevado (Chile)
    1380 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Praia Grande:

  • Closest city location
    Sao Francisco do Sul
    7 mi
  • Second closest city location
    23 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Jaragua do Sul
    34 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    36 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    40 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Praia Grande is Joinville Airport (JOI) in Brazil, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Praia Grande is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • Third is Afonso Pena (Curitiba) Airport (CWB) in Brazil, 108 km (67 miles) away.
  • Bacacheri (Curitiba) Airport (BFH) in Brazil is 123 km (76 miles) away.
  • Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN), also in Brazil is the fifth nearest airport to Praia Grande and is 151 km (94 miles) away.
Praia Grande break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Praia Grande, Santa Catarina - Norte. Use the tab navigation above to view Praia Grande sea temperature, Praia Grande photographs, Praia Grande detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Praia Grande webcams, current wind from Santa Catarina - Norte live weather stations and Praia Grande 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 Grande.