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Arugam Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 2.9
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.8
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 3.1

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Sri Lanka, Arugam Bay photo

Arugam Bay

Photo credit: Shane Parker

Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.8 °C

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Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 11:58 Local time
Wednesday 23
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 14 14 14 7
Wind (km/h) 20
N 20
N 20
NNE 20
Wind State off cross-

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Aragum Bay in SE is an exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. Sometimes crowded. Take care of coral.

Sri Lanka wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Arugam Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pottuvil, 5 km from Arugam Bay.

light winds from the N

Air temperature
26.0 °C

Current weather near Arugam Bay

Overall Arugam Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Arugam Bay is Amparai (Galoya) Airport (GOY) in Sri Lanka, which is 60 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Arugam Bay is China Bay (Trinciomalee) Airport (TRR), also in Sri Lanka, 202 km (125 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Arugam Bay, East. Use the tab navigation above to view Arugam Bay sea temperature, Arugam Bay photographs, Arugam Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Arugam Bay webcams, current wind from East live weather stations and Arugam Bay tide predictions. The Sri Lanka swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka 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 Arugam Bay.