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Praia da Solidao (Caladinho) Surf Guide

Praia da Solidao (Caladinho) in Florianópolis is an exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the west northwest with some shelter here from west winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. There is no point break. Sometimes crowded. Take care of - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Localism.

Praia da Solidao (Caladinho) Spot Info

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

Surfing Praia da Solidao (Caladinho):

The best conditions reported for surf at Praia da Solidao (Caladinho) occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Praia da Solidao (Caladinho) (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Praia da Solidao (Caladinho) 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 27% of the time in May while 55% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 18% 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 Praia da Solidao (Caladinho) Location Map

Interactive Praia da Solidao (Caladinho) 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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Praia da Solidao (Caladinho) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 5 July 2022, 06:15 Local Time
Tuesday 05
Wave (m)
Period (s) 11 12 13 13
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off cross-
glass cross-

Swell History at Praia da Solidao (Caladinho)

Surf stats for Praia da Solidao (Caladinho), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Praia da Solidao (Caladinho)

Wind stats for Praia da Solidao (Caladinho), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Praia da Solidao (Caladinho):