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Matadeiro break guidePhoto by: Krone

Matadeiro Surf Guide

Matadeiro in Santa Caterina is a fairly exposed river break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The river breaks are all lefts. Rarely crowded here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Matadeiro Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Matadeiro:

The best conditions reported for surf at Matadeiro occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Matadeiro 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 11% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 86% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
3%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
11%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
86%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Matadeiro Location Map

Interactive Matadeiro 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 Matadeiro is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 9 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Matadeiro is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 98 km (61 miles) away.

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Matadeiro Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 28 January 2022, 03:01 Local Time
Friday 28
1AM4AM7AM10AM
Wave (m)
0.5
E
0.6
E
0.7
E
0.6
E
Period (s) 9 9 9 8
Wind (km/h)
35
30
30
30
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Matadeiro

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

Wind History at Matadeiro

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

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