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Praia Dos Acores Surf Guide

Praia Dos Acores in Florianópolis is a fairly exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of - Localism.

Praia Dos Acores Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Praia Dos Acores:

The best conditions reported for surf at Praia Dos Acores occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Praia Dos Acores with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 15% of the time in June while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 62% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
15%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
23%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
62%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Praia Dos Acores Location Map

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Praia Dos Acores Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 5 July 2022, 06:44 Local Time
Tuesday 05
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m)
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.5
SSE
Period (s) 11 12 13 13
Wind (km/h)
10
10
5
5
Wind State off off glass on

Swell History at Praia Dos Acores

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

Wind History at Praia Dos Acores

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

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