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It’s always the same feeling when that specific forecast for your homespot shows up. For the next week, expectations grow, refreshing the browser, checking 2 or 3 forecast platforms twice a day and hoping  it holds true.

This time was different, it was the first week of February, in the middle of summertime in Brazil, which makes it hard to believe a swell this big was really going to pop up. During the next couple of days, the forecast just kept getting better, the wind stronger, long wave periods, so Sebastian Ribeiro booked the tickets and didn’t waste anytime. He was en route from Rio de Janeiro to Florianópolis with with one thing on his mind — the atypical summer swell and what it would produce. Well here it is, enjoy!