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Ponta do Cabeco Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Santa Catarina – Norte, Brazil)

Ponta do Cabeco Surf Guide

Ponta do Cabeco in Santa Catarina - Norte is a quite exposed point break that only works once in a while. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the west with some shelter here from north winds. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the east northeast. No point break here. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Beware of - Rocks - Localism.

Ponta do Cabeco Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
19.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ponta do Cabeco:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Ponta do Cabeco 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 6% of the time in September while 18% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 76% 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 Ponta do Cabeco Location Map

Interactive Ponta do Cabeco 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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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Ponta do Cabeco Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 18 August 2022, 18:03 Local Time
Wave (m)
Period (s) 9 9 10 10
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Ponta do Cabeco

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

Wind History at Ponta do Cabeco

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Ponta do Cabeco. Click below to view there surf guides.

Wave Buoys Nearest To Ponta do Cabeco: