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Prainha dos Molhes (Escondido) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Prainha dos Molhes (Escondido) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Santa Catarina – Sul, Brazil)

Prainha dos Molhes (Escondido) Surf Guide

Prainha dos Molhes (Escondido) in Santa Caterina is an exposed beach/jetty break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast.. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Prainha dos Molhes (Escondido) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
24.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Prainha dos Molhes (Escondido):

The best conditions reported for surf at Prainha dos Molhes (Escondido) occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Prainha dos Molhes (Escondido) (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Prainha dos Molhes (Escondido) 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 45% of the time in May while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 11% 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).

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Prainha dos Molhes (Escondido) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 12:46 Local Time
Sunday 18
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 6 11 6 6
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 20
SSE 15
SSE 10
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Prainha dos Molhes (Escondido)

Surf stats for Prainha dos Molhes (Escondido), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Prainha dos Molhes (Escondido)

Wind stats for Prainha dos Molhes (Escondido), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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