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Latitude: 27° 27.476' S
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30 minutes by car from Florianopolis center. You need to drive to the north..
DistanceTake a car
WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast
Good wind directionNorthWest, West
Swell sizeStarts working at 2m-2.5m / 6ft-8ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week-end crowdUltra crowded
During all the year this spot has good waves specialy in the winter/autumm time..almost the days broken powerfull waves with tubes....thats really nice for whos know how catch this waves.....
So carefull with all the locals...Dont be stupid...you can get a really big problem.....
Santinho has the best resort in Florianopolis ( Costão do Santinho ),lot of people coming to join this paradisian beach!!! Beautiful ladies at the beach and perfect waves at the line up.
By soulsurfer , 01-09-2008
to surf at floripa - hey mates! i was at floripa in october 2007...mmm not so good. bad luck i think. well for surf here you need 3/2 wetsuit in winter time and your shorter board. always check the wind because its the main fact for waves, so if you have some south wind go for the souther waves, or if you have north wind go to the north...and good luck in the search.
By Anonymous , 01-02-2007
Great Place - Plenty of waves here for everyone. It is only crowded out front of the Lifeguard tower. I was here in December of 04 and there was lots of good surf, beautiful girls, and a relaxing atmosphere. There are peaks up and down about 2.5 miles of beach. You can always get a peak to yourself or at least back then. I surfed this place more than anywhere else on the Island. But don't get me wrong there is surf all over so don't be afraid to explore. There is a club called Cascaus or something like that at the top of the hill above the main parking lot. The place has more hot chicks than you know what to do with. Give it a shot and try a speak a little portugues to them and you might get rewarded. I sure did!!!!
By email@example.com , 01-03-2005
Roots' Santinho - This spot is realy special! Hie waves all year, but close to surf two months for fishing! Big problem!!! Of course must be polite with the Locals, but everybody is friendly!! A big hag to my frieds Michel Cabral and Kiko do Santinho, Hot local's spot!! Aloha ! Renatera
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