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Galheta ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Galheta Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.0 °C

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Friday, 18 October 2019, 04:02 Local time
Friday 18
Wave (m) 2.3
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 15
NNW 15
NNW 20
Wind State cross-
off off off

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Galheta in Santa Caterina is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the north. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Barra da Lagoa, 3 km from Galheta.

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Galheta Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Florianopolis Airport, 13 km from Galheta.

light winds from the N

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
22 °C

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Overall Galheta Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Galheta is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Galheta is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Joinville Airport (JOI), also in Brazil, 157 km (98 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Galheta, Santa Catarina - Florianópolis. Use the tab navigation above to view Galheta sea temperature, Galheta photographs, Galheta detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Galheta webcams, current wind from Santa Catarina - Florianópolis live weather stations and Galheta 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 Galheta.