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Laje do Jacques Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Santa Catarina – Norte, Brazil)

Laje do Jacques Surf Guide

Laje do Jacques in Santa Catarina - Norte is an exposed reef break that only works when conditions are just right. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the west and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Does not handle onshore winds very well Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. There is no reef break. Surfable at all stages of the tide. Watch out for - Urchins - Rocks - Localism.

Laje do Jacques Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
18.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Laje do Jacques:

The best conditions reported for surf at Laje do Jacques occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Laje do Jacques (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Laje do Jacques 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 37% of the time in May while 47% 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.
clean
37%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
47%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
16%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Laje do Jacques Location Map

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Laje do Jacques Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 14 August 2022, 00:55 Local Time
Sunday 14
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m)
1.2
ESE
1.1
ESE
1
ESE
1
ESE
Period (s) 12 12 11 11
Wind (km/h)
5
5
5
5
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Swell History at Laje do Jacques

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

Wind History at Laje do Jacques

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

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