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

Overall: 2.5

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Prainha do Farol Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.6 °C

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Sunday, 15 July 2018, 18:27 Local time
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 9 9 9 10
Wind (km/h) 15
NNE 10
NNW 10
Wind State cross-
off cross-

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Prainha do Farol in Santa Caterina is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the northwest with some shelter here from south winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. It's sometimes crowded here.

Brazil wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cardoso, 1 km from Prainha do Farol.

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Prainha do Farol Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SkyZimba Paraquedismo Imbituba wx, 49 km from Prainha do Farol.


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Current weather near Prainha do Farol

Overall Prainha do Farol Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Prainha do Farol:

  • Closest city location
    9 mi
  • Second closest city location
    15 mi
  • Third closest city location
    27 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    30 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    34 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Prainha do Farol is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 107 km (66 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Prainha do Farol is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 193 km (120 miles) away.
Prainha do Farol break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Prainha do Farol, Santa Catarina - Sul. Use the tab navigation above to view Prainha do Farol sea temperature, Prainha do Farol photographs, Prainha do Farol detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Prainha do Farol webcams, current wind from Santa Catarina - Sul live weather stations and Prainha do Farol 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 do Farol.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.