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Prainha ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Prainha Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.7 °C

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Monday, 23 October 2017, 16:37 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.5
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2.4
SSE
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 15
SE 10
SSE 0
ESE
Wind State cross-
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Prainha in Rio Grande Do Sul is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the west northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach break provides left and right handers. It's sometimes crowded here.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Guarita, 5 km from Prainha.

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Prainha Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Gramado, 104 km from Prainha.

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Overall Prainha Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Prainha is Campo Dos Bugres (Caxias Do Sul) Airport (CXJ) in Brazil, which is 136 km (84 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Prainha is Salgado Filho (Porto Alegre) Airport (POA), also in Brazil, 143 km (89 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Prainha, Rio Grande Do 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 Rio Grande Do 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.