uk es it fr pt nl
Ponta da Tataruga ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.4

See all 18 ratings

Based on 3 votes. Vote

Surf Report Feed

Ponta da Tataruga Surf Guide

Ponta da Tataruga in Santa Caterina is an exposed beach/point/pier break that has consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the west southwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach break offers mainly right hand waves Sometimes crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Ponta da Tataruga Spot Info

Icon beachBeach/point/pierIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
22.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ponta da Tataruga:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ponta da Tataruga occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Ponta da Tataruga with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 19% of the time in May while 18% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 63% 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 da Tataruga Location Map

Interactive Ponta da Tataruga 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 da Tataruga is Joinville Airport (JOI) in Brazil, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ponta da Tataruga is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 75 km (47 miles) away.

Icon breakBreak
Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Ponta da Tataruga Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 10:17 Local Time
Saturday 15
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 12 12 11 11
Wind (km/h) 5
E 5
E 10
Wind State glass cross-
on cross-

Swell History at Ponta da Tataruga

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

Wind History at Ponta da Tataruga

Wind stats for Ponta da Tataruga, 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 da Tataruga. Click below to view there surf guides.

Wave Buoys Nearest To Ponta da Tataruga: