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Dondra ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Dondra Spot ID

dondrra wiev from east, Dondra photo


Photo credit: Oleg Kunchog

Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.8 °C

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Monday, 19 November 2018, 19:52 Local time
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 9 11 11 14
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 5
NW 5
W 5
Wind State off cross-

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Dondra in SW is an exposed reef break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. A reef breaks right. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Take care of the strong rips here.

Sri Lanka wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Matara, 8 km from Dondra.

IS AT (local time)

Dondra Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Galle, 44 km from Dondra.


Light to moderate thunderstorm
Air temperature
28.0 °C

Current weather near Dondra

Overall Dondra Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Town and city forecasts close to Dondra:

  • Closest city location
    5 mi
  • Second closest city location
    26 mi
  • Third closest city location
    54 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    54 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    57 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Dondra is Colombo Ratmalana Airport (RML) in Sri Lanka, which is 127 km (79 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Dondra is Bandaranaike International (Colombo) Airport (CMB), also in Sri Lanka, 161 km (100 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Amparai (Galoya) Airport (GOY), also in Sri Lanka, 194 km (120 miles) away.
Dondra break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Dondra, West. Use the tab navigation above to view Dondra sea temperature, Dondra photographs, Dondra detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Dondra webcams, current wind from West live weather stations and Dondra 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 Dondra.