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Itapema – Norte Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Santa Catarina – Norte, Brazil)

Itapema - Norte break guidePhoto by: Sergio Lafayete Cerutti

Itapema - Norte Surf Guide

Itapema in Santa Caterina is a quite exposed beach and point break that usually has waves. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the west southwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. An unrowded break, even when it is working. Take care of the strong rips here.

Itapema - Norte Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
18.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Itapema - Norte:

The best conditions reported for surf at Itapema - Norte occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Itapema - Norte (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Itapema - Norte with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 3% of the time in September while 14% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 83% 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 Itapema - Norte Location Map

Interactive Itapema - 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 closest passenger airport to Itapema - Norte is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT) in Brazil, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Itapema - Norte is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN), also in Brazil, 64 km (40 miles) away.

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Itapema - Norte Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 7 July 2022, 04:17 Local Time
Thursday 07
Wave (m)
Period (s) - - - 3
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off cross-

Swell History at Itapema - Norte

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

Wind History at Itapema - Norte

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

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