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Rosa ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 2.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.4
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.7

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Rosa Surf Guide

Rosa in Santa Caterina 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. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips and rocks.

Rosa Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Rosa:

The best conditions reported for surf at Rosa occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Rosa 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 34% of the time in May while 57% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 9% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
34%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
57%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
9%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Rosa Location Map

Interactive Rosa 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 Rosa is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 52 km (32 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Rosa is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 139 km (86 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Rosa Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 March 2021, 04:29 Local Time
Monday 08
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 1.8
SE
1.8
SE
1.8
SE
1.8
SE
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
N 10
NNE 20
ENE 20
NE
Wind State cross cross cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Rosa

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

Wind History at Rosa

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

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    Reliability: inconsistent
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    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    4km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Rosa: