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Galheta do Sul 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 Sul break guide

Galheta do Sul Surf Guide

Galheta do Sul in Santa Caterina is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest with some shelter here from south winds. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks are all lefts. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for rocks.

Galheta do Sul Spot Info

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

Surfing Galheta do Sul:

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

juneBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Galheta do Sul 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 Sul Location Map

Interactive Galheta do Sul 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 Sul is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 103 km (64 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Galheta do Sul is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 188 km (117 miles) away.

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Galheta do Sul Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 08:55 Local Time
Thursday 22
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 2.5
ESE
2.5
ESE
2.4
ESE
2.3
ESE
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
ESE 10
SE 10
ESE 10
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Swell History at Galheta do Sul

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

Wind History at Galheta do Sul

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

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