When you need a SOLIDWORKS profile sketch normal to model edge, for say a Swept profile sketch, hold off on generating a Reference Plane. If you preselect the edge close to the endpoint where you want the plane to be generated and select the Sketch tool…
…this will automatically generate a Reference Plane normal to the edge and coincident to the edge endpoint closest to where you selected – and start a sketch on this plane.
This will work for both straight and curved edges. Here is a video demonstrating this functionality to save you some time:
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