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Type: point

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell E | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.3 °C

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Thursday, 20 September 2018, 16:13 Local time
Thursday 20
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
NNE 10
ENE 10
Wind State on cross-

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Praia do Forte in Florianópolis is a very sheltered point break. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the south southwest with some shelter here from east winds. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the east. There is no point break. Take care of rips, rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Canasvieiras, 4 km from Praia do Forte.

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Praia do Forte Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At Cachoeira Florianopolis wx, 8 km from Praia do Forte.


Air temperature
22.7 °C

Current weather near Praia do Forte

Overall Praia do Forte Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Praia do Forte is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Praia do Forte is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Joinville Airport (JOI), also in Brazil, 137 km (85 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Praia do Forte, Santa Catarina - Florianópolis. Use the tab navigation above to view Praia do Forte sea temperature, Praia do Forte photographs, Praia do Forte detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Praia do Forte webcams, current wind from Santa Catarina - Florianópolis live weather stations and Praia do Forte 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 do Forte.