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Itajuba Reef Surf Guide

Itajuba Reef in Santa Caterina is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the west southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Both left and right reef breaks. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Itajuba Reef Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
18.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Itajuba Reef:

The best conditions reported for surf at Itajuba Reef occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Itajuba Reef with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 39% of the time in May while 45% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 16% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Itajuba Reef Location Map

Interactive Itajuba Reef 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 closest passenger airport to Itajuba Reef is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT) in Brazil, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Itajuba Reef is Joinville Airport (JOI), also in Brazil, 65 km (40 miles) away.

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Itajuba Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 26 June 2022, 11:39 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 7 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Itajuba Reef

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

Wind History at Itajuba Reef

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

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