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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.2 °C

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Sunday, 20 January 2019, 17:29 Local time
Sunday 20
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 5 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 20
NE 20
NE 15
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Akkarai Beach in Tamil Nadu is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the east southeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. Crowds are never a problem here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

India wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Perungudi, 8 km from Akkarai Beach.

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Akkarai Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At Perumbakkam Chennai wx, 7 km from Akkarai Beach.


Air temperature
26.4 °C

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Overall Akkarai Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Akkarai Beach is Chennai International (Madras) Airport (MAA) in India, which is 13 km (8 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Akkarai Beach is Tirupati (Tirupeti) Airport (TIR), also in India, 112 km (70 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Akkarai Beach, Tamil Nadu. Use the tab navigation above to view Akkarai Beach sea temperature, Akkarai Beach photographs, Akkarai Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Akkarai Beach webcams, current wind from Tamil Nadu live weather stations and Akkarai Beach tide predictions. The India swell maps link will open up the big picture showing India and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from India wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Akkarai Beach.