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Vermelha ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.5

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Vermelha Surf Guide

Vermelha in Santa Caterina is a sheltered beach break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southwest with some shelter here from south winds. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Vermelha Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
26.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Vermelha:

The best conditions reported for surf at Vermelha occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Vermelha with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 10% of the time in August while 4% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 86% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
10%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
4%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
86%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Vermelha Location Map

Interactive Vermelha 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 Vermelha is Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis) Airport (FLN) in Brazil, which is 50 km (31 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Vermelha is Navegantes Itajai Airport (NVT), also in Brazil, 137 km (85 miles) away.

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Vermelha Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 17:02 Local Time
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6PM9PM0AM3AM
Wave (m) 0.9
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0.9
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0.9
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0.9
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Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 10
ESE 5
SE 5
SE
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Swell History at Vermelha

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

Wind History at Vermelha

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

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    Reliability: very consistent
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