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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.5 °C

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Saturday, 21 October 2017, 10:17 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 20
SSW 25
SSW 25
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Elephant Rock in East Sri Lanka is a fairly exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf Ideal winds are from the northwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. No point break here. Surfable at all stages of the tide. Crowds are never a problem here. Hazards include .

Sri Lanka wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Arugam Bay, 4 km from Elephant Rock.

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Elephant Rock Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mattala Rajapaks, 96 km from Elephant Rock.

moderate winds from the WSW

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
29 °C

Current weather near Elephant Rock

Overall Elephant Rock Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Elephant Rock is Amparai (Galoya) Airport (GOY) in Sri Lanka, which is 63 km (39 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Elephant Rock is China Bay (Trinciomalee) Airport (TRR), also in Sri Lanka, 205 km (127 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Elephant Rock, East. Use the tab navigation above to view Elephant Rock sea temperature, Elephant Rock photographs, Elephant Rock detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Elephant Rock webcams, current wind from East live weather stations and Elephant Rock 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 Elephant Rock.