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Garopaba Santa Catarina

Barrinha

This beach picks up any swell, there is always some surf going there. A hollow right hander works on the right corner and a long left hander on a small river mouth leftwards.

Quality

Wave quality > Regional classic, don’t miss it
Frequency > Very consistent (150 day/year)
Experience Required > All surfers

Wave

Type > Beach break
Direction > Right and left
Power > Hollow, powerful, fun
Bottom > Sand

Swell and Wind

Minimum Swell Size > 0.5m | 1ft
Maximum Swell Size > 1,5 m | 4 ft
Swell Direction > E, NE, SE
Wind Direction > Light NE or light S

More Details

Crowd during the Week > Empty
Crowd on the Week-end > Some crowd
Hazards >none

Infrastructure

Accommodation > Hotels, Local houses, camping and cottages
Commerce > Many restaurants, pizzerias, grocer’s shop, snack bars, supermarket (GAROPABA)
Nightlife >During the winter only on the weekends, but everyday on summer.
Health assistance > Hospital and medical centers available (15 km | 9 miles)

Editor’s Comments

This beach picks up any swell, there is always some surf going there. A hollow right hander works on the right corner and a long left hander on a small river mouth leftwards.

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