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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: 18.4 °C

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Saturday, 28 May 2016, 17:39 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.3
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Period (s) 8 8 8 7
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 5
SE 0
WSW 5
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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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Overall Praia Grande Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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  • 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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