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Praia da Vila ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 4.2
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.6

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Praia da Vila Surf Guide

Praia da Vila in Santa Caterina is an exposed beach break that has very reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. The beach breaks are all rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Hazards include rips and rocks.

Praia da Vila Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
21.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Praia da Vila:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Praia da Vila with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 45% of the time in March while 35% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 20% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
45%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
35%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
20%
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 Vila Location Map

Interactive Praia da Vila 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 nearest passenger airport to Praia da Vila is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 64 km (40 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Praia da Vila is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 151 km (94 miles) away.

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Praia da Vila Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 02:04 Local Time
Tuesday 18
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 1.6
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0.9
SE
0.9
SE
0.9
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Period (s) 7 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 10
WSW 10
WSW 10
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Wind State on cross-
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Swell History at Praia da Vila

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

Wind History at Praia da Vila

Wind stats for Praia da Vila, 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 Praia da Vila. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    11km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Praia da Vila: