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

Overall: 3.0

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Galheta do Norte break guide

Galheta do Norte Surf Guide

Galheta do Norte in Santa Caterina is an exposed beach break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest with some shelter here from south winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks peel to the right. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Galheta do Norte Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
24.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Galheta do Norte:

The best conditions reported for surf at Galheta do Norte 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 Galheta do Norte (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Galheta do Norte with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 34% of the time in June while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 14% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
34%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
52%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
14%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Galheta do Norte Location Map

Interactive Galheta do Norte 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 Galheta do Norte is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 101 km (63 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Galheta do Norte is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 187 km (116 miles) away.

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Galheta do Norte Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 07:28 Local Time
Tuesday 20
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 1.6
SE
1.4
SE
1.5
SE
1.5
SE
Period (s) 8 8 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 10
SW 15
S 15
SSE
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Galheta do Norte

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

Wind History at Galheta do Norte

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

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