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Praia Mole ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Praia Mole Spot ID

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Praia Mole

Photo credit: Gvc Barbosa (negrão)

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.6 °C

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Saturday, 1 August 2015, 00:33 Local time
Saturday 01
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Wave (m) 0.9
E
0.9
E
1.0
E
0.8
E
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 35
NNW 35
NNW 25
NW 25
SSW
Wind State cross-
off
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Praia Mole in Santa Caterina is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Barra da Lagoa, 4 km from Praia Mole.

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Praia Mole Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Florianopolis Airport, 12 km from Praia Mole.

light winds from the N

km/h
Air temperature
19 °C

Current weather near Praia Mole

Overall Praia Mole Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Praia Mole Location Maps

Praia Mole Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Praia Mole:

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Wave buoys nearest to Praia Mole:

Tide stations nearest to Praia Mole:

  • Closest tide station
    Florianopolis
    8 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Sao José
    14 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Palhoca
    15 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Biguacu
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Tijucas
    28 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Praia Mole:

  • Closest ski area
    Vallecitos (Argentina)
    1309 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Los Penitentes (Argentina)
    1326 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Los Puquios (Argentina)
    1329 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Portillo (Chile)
    1343 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Valle Nevado (Chile)
    1351 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Praia Mole:

  • Closest city location
    Florianopolis (Brazil)
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    São José (Brazil)
    14 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Palhoca (Brazil)
    15 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Biguacu (Brazil)
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Itapema (Brazil)
    37 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Praia Mole is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 13 km (8 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Praia Mole is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 84 km (52 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Joinville Airport (JOI), also in Brazil, 158 km (98 miles) away.
Praia Mole break location map and break info

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