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Praia do Pinho ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Praia do Pinho Surf Guide

Praia do Pinho in Santa Caterina is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the west southwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the east northeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of nudists.

Praia do Pinho Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
22.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Praia do Pinho:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Praia do Pinho with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 32% of the time in July while 41% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 27% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
32%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
41%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
27%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Praia do Pinho Location Map

Interactive Praia do Pinho 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 Praia do Pinho is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT) in Brazil, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Praia do Pinho is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN), also in Brazil, 76 km (47 miles) away.

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Praia do Pinho Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 13:54 Local Time
Friday 14
12PM3PM6PM9PM
Wave (m) 0.7
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.5
SE
Period (s) 12 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 5
N 10
NE 10
NE 5
NNE
Wind State cross cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Praia do Pinho

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

Wind History at Praia do Pinho

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

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