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Barra de Ibiraquera Surf Guide

Barra de Ibiraquera in Santa Caterina is a sheltered beach and point break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves and also offers a left hand point break too. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Barra de Ibiraquera Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and pointIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
21.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Barra de Ibiraquera:

The best conditions reported for surf at Barra de Ibiraquera occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Barra de Ibiraquera (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Barra de Ibiraquera with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 3% of the time in July while 9% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 88% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
3%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
9%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
88%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Barra de Ibiraquera Location Map

Interactive Barra de Ibiraquera surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Barra de Ibiraquera is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 56 km (35 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Barra de Ibiraquera is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 143 km (89 miles) away.

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Barra de Ibiraquera Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 19 May 2022, 16:17 Local Time
ThuFri
6PM9PM0AM3AM
Wave (m)
3.5
S
3.5
S
3
SSE
3
SSE
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h)
20
15
15
10
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Barra de Ibiraquera

Surf stats for Barra de Ibiraquera, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Barra de Ibiraquera

Wind stats for Barra de Ibiraquera, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Barra de Ibiraquera. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    6km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Barra de Ibiraquera: