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Mariscal break guidePhoto by: Fernando Bertol

Mariscal Surf Guide

Mariscal in Santa Caterina is a quite exposed beach break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around high tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Take care of the strong rips here.

Mariscal Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
19.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Mariscal:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Mariscal with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 6% of the time in July while 11% 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 Mariscal Location Map

Interactive Mariscal 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 Mariscal is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT) in Brazil, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Mariscal is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN), also in Brazil, 53 km (33 miles) away.

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Mariscal Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 18 August 2022, 17:33 Local Time
Wave (m)
Period (s) 9 10 10 11
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
cross cross

Swell History at Mariscal

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

Wind History at Mariscal

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

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