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Ponta Das Aranhas ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 2.9

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Ponta Das Aranhas Surf Guide

Ponta Das Aranhas in Florianópolis is an exposed beach break that has very reliable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northwest with some shelter here from north winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the east. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for Car robbery, Rips / undertow - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.).

Ponta Das Aranhas Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
24.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ponta Das Aranhas:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ponta Das Aranhas occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Ponta Das Aranhas 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 33% of the time in July while 21% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 46% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
33%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
21%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
46%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ponta Das Aranhas Location Map

Interactive Ponta Das Aranhas 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 Ponta Das Aranhas is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 27 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ponta Das Aranhas is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 72 km (45 miles) away.

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Ponta Das Aranhas Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 05:20 Local Time
Sunday 18
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 0.8
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.7
E
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 10
S 15
SSW 20
SSE 20
SSE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Ponta Das Aranhas

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

Wind History at Ponta Das Aranhas

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

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    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    7km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: very consistent
    10km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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