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Prainha ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.1

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Prainha

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Prainha

Photo credit: Gabriel Saudades

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.3 °C

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Sunday, 22 October 2017, 08:18 Local time
Sunday 22
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Wave (m) 0.8
S
0.7
ENE
1.7
S
2.2
S
Period (s) 9 8 6 8
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 25
SSW 25
S 25
S
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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off

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Prainha in Santa Caterina is a fairly exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Gamboa, 6 km from Prainha.

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Prainha Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Florianopolis Airport, 24 km from Prainha.

light winds from the S

km/h
Air temperature
20 °C

Current weather near Prainha

Overall Prainha Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Prainha is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 23 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Prainha is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Joinville Airport (JOI), also in Brazil, 184 km (114 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Prainha, Santa Catarina - Sul. Use the tab navigation above to view Prainha sea temperature, Prainha photographs, Prainha detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Prainha webcams, current wind from Santa Catarina - Sul live weather stations and Prainha 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 Prainha.