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Riozinho Surf Guide

Riozinho in Florianópolis is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the west southwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Watch out for rips, undertows.

Riozinho Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Riozinho:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Riozinho 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 21% of the time in May while 47% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 32% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
21%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
47%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
32%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Riozinho Location Map

Interactive Riozinho 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 Riozinho is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 7 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Riozinho is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 90 km (56 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Riozinho Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 00:21 Local Time
Saturday 06
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 1.5
S
1.7
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
Period (s) 10 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 10
SW 10
SW 15
SSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Riozinho

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

Wind History at Riozinho

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

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    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
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    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: very consistent
    6km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away

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