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Laje do Jacques Surf Guide

Laje do Jacques in Santa Catarina - Norte is an exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the west and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Easily blown out by onshore winds Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the east southeast. There is no reef break. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Beware of - Urchins - Rocks - Localism.

Laje do Jacques Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
22.8°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.
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).

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Interactive Laje do Jacques 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.

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Laje do Jacques Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 14:17 Local Time
Friday 14
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 12 12 11 11
Wind (km/h) 5
NNE 10
NE 5
NE 5
Wind State glass cross-

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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