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Prainha ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.3
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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Prainha Spot ID

Prainha  photo


Photo credit: Gabriel Saudades

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.9 °C

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Sunday, 23 September 2018, 13:56 Local time
Sunday 23
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 6 10 6 6
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 20
NE 10
NE 15
Wind State on on on cross-

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Prainha in Santa Caterina is an exposed beach break that has very reliable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the west southwest with some shelter here from south winds. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. Waves at the beach tend to peel to the left. Sometimes crowded. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Ponta da Tataruga, 2 km from Prainha.

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At Itapoa, 22 km from Prainha.


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Current weather near Prainha

Overall Prainha Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Prainha is Joinville Airport (JOI) in Brazil, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Prainha is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • Third is Afonso Pena (Curitiba) Airport (CWB) in Brazil, 103 km (64 miles) away.
  • Bacacheri (Curitiba) Airport (BFH) in Brazil is 118 km (73 miles) away.
  • Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN), also in Brazil is the fifth nearest airport to Prainha and is 160 km (99 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Prainha, Santa Catarina - Norte. 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 - Norte 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.