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Ferrugem ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 3.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 1.5

Overall: 3.9

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Ferrugem break guidePhoto by: Gabriel Saudades

Ferrugem Surf Guide

Ferrugem in Santa Caterina is an exposed beach break that is usually a safe bet. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the north. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here. Watch out for rips and rocks.

Ferrugem Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
22.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ferrugem:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ferrugem occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Ferrugem with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 45% of the time in June while 42% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 13% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
45%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
42%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
13%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ferrugem Location Map

Interactive Ferrugem 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 Ferrugem is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 46 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Ferrugem is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 133 km (83 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Ferrugem Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 01:21 Local Time
Saturday 08
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 2.4
SSE
2.3
SSE
2.2
SSE
2.1
SSE
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 10
WSW 10
WSW 10
SW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Ferrugem

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

Wind History at Ferrugem

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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

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