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Praia de Garopaba ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Praia de Garopaba Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.0 °C

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Saturday, 22 September 2018, 12:23 Local time
Saturday 22
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 20
NE 20
NNE 20
Wind State cross-

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Praia de Garopaba in Santa Caterina is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the south. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the east. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Barrinha, 8 km from Praia de Garopaba.

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Live Weather:

At RADIO ROSA Praia do Rosa SC Imbituba wx, 12 km from Praia de Garopaba.

wind obs. (13.0 kph from 11 degs) was rejected

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Air temperature
21.8 °C

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Overall Praia de Garopaba Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Praia de Garopaba is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 40 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Praia de Garopaba is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 128 km (80 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Praia de Garopaba, Santa Catarina - Sul. Use the tab navigation above to view Praia de Garopaba sea temperature, Praia de Garopaba photographs, Praia de Garopaba detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Praia de Garopaba webcams, current wind from Santa Catarina - Sul live weather stations and Praia de Garopaba 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 de Garopaba.