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

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Praia Grande Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Santa Catarina – Norte, Brazil)


Praia Grande Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.0 °C

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Monday, 30 March 2015, 04:06 Local time

Monday 30
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 12 12 11 11
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 20
NE 20
N 15
Wind State on cross-
cross cross

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Praia Grande in Santa Catarina - Norte is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east. The beach breaks favour lefts. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded.

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Air temperature
21 °C

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Overall Praia Grande Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Praia Grande:

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Closest break Prainha 7 mi
Second closest break Ponta da Tataruga 7 mi
Third closest break Praia de Ubatuba 8 mi
Fourth closest break Barra do Sul 14 mi
Fifth closest break Barre do Sai 23 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Praia Grande:

Closest wave buoy Brazil Buoy 366 mi
Second closest wave buoy Middle Atlantic Buoy 2801 mi
Third closest wave buoy West Atlantic Buoy 2820 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy East of Martinique Buoy 2860 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Eastern Caribbean Buoy 3111 mi

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 Guaratuba 30 mi
Fourth closest tide station Penha 32 mi
Fifth closest tide station Itajai 40 mi

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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

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Town and city forecasts close to Praia Grande:

Closest city location Sao Francisco do Sul (Brazil) 7 mi
Second closest city location Joinville (Brazil) 23 mi
Third closest city location Jaragua do Sul (Brazil) 34 mi
Fourth closest city location Itajai (Brazil) 36 mi
Fifth closest city location Navegantes (Brazil) 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.
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