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Induruwa water temperature
Induruwa ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Induruwa Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(West Sri Lanka)

Today's Induruwa sea temperature is 27.0 °C.

Statistics for 17 Jul (1981–2005) – mean: 27.3 °C, range: 26.0 °C to 28.3 °C

Sunny with very warm air temperatures, feeling like 29 °C once we account for any wind. Sea temperatures (27 °C) very warm too. Staying comfortable in the water at Induruwa won't be a problem, but wear at least a rash-vest to keep the UV off.

Sri Lanka Sea Water Temperature

Map of current Sri Lanka
Surface Water Temperatures
based on measurements from oceanographic satellites
Sri Lanka Water Temperature Anomaly

Map of current Sri Lanka
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

(compared with long term averages
at this time of year)

(click thumbnails to expand)

Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Induruwa. This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Induruwa Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on Surf-Forecast.com are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Induruwa sea water temperatures peak in the range 28 to 30°C (82 to 86°F) on around the 17th of April and are at their lowest on about the 27th of July, in the range 26 to 28°C (79 to 82°F). Year round warm sea water temperatures at Induruwa mean that a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Induruwa can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Induruwa. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.

 

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.