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

Overall: 3.0

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Gi Surf Guide

Gi in Santa Caterina is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast.. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Gi Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
24.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Gi:

The best conditions reported for surf at Gi 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 Gi (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Gi 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 Gi Location Map

Interactive Gi 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 Gi is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 87 km (54 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Gi is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 174 km (108 miles) away.

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Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 03:08 Local Time
Wednesday 21
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 2.3
ESE
2.3
ESE
2.3
ESE
2.5
ESE
Period (s) 9 9 9 10
Wind (km/h) 5
ESE 5
SE 5
ENE 15
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Swell History at Gi

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

Wind History at Gi

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

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