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Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.8

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) (calm at Galle 19 km from Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa)). 0.5m 9 s period swell from SSE with 0.5m 4 s period wind swell from WNW
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19 km away, 2 h 27 min ago

Calm
2 km/h
NW
26.8
28.7
Air / Water (°C)
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Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) Surf Forecast / West / Sri Lanka

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Monday 12 Nov 2018 IST

Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) sea temperature is 28.7 °C (Statistics for 12 Nov 1981-2005 - mean: 28.4 max: 29.1 min: 28.0 °C)

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0
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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.6
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.5
SSE
0.5
SSE
0.7
SW
1
WSW
1
WSW
1.1
WSW
0.6
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSE
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
Period(s) (?)91010101066661010101014101312121212121214
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)68838358563978737183807571163801421019491797975118
Wind
(km/h)
10
NW
20
WNW
20
WNW
15
NW
20
WNW
20
WNW
15
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
15
WSW
15
WSW
10
SW
0
N
15
WSW
10
WNW
5
N
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
NNE
5
WSW
10
WSW
5
N
5
NNE
Wind State(?)crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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on
onononglassoncross-
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off
ononcross-
off
cross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
4:22AM
0.59

4:36PM
0.44
4:51AM
0.53

5:11PM
0.39
5:24AM
0.48

6:14PM
0.35

6:21AM
0.42

10:42PM
0.35
9:26AM
0.39

11:38PM
0.42
11:09AM
0.42

12:07AM
0.49
11:57AM
0.45

12:33AM
0.56

Low Tide
/ height (m)
9:57PM
0.12
10:48AM
0.15

10:22PM
0.17
11:25AM
0.19

10:47PM
0.23
12:21PM
0.24

11:19PM
0.29

2:38PM
0.26
3:27AM
0.33

4:45PM
0.22

5:32AM
0.28
5:31PM
0.18

6:15AM
0.21
6:04PM
0.13


Note: the tide data above is for Hikkaduwa (A-Frame) which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) blow from the ENE.
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Summary
clearsome cloudsclearsome cloudsrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- dersome cloudsrisk thund- derrisk thund- dersome cloudsclearrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
----112-11--214--------
High °C
2728282628282728282728282728282728282629292625
Low °C
2526272627272627272728282627282526272426272525
Chill °C (?)
2728282628282728282728282728282728282629292625
Sunrise
-5:58--5:58--5:58--5:58--5:58--5:58--6:00--6:00
Sunset
--5:49--5:49--5:49--5:49--5:49--5:49--5:49--
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 6mm), mostly falling on Wed morning. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Tue morning, min 25°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Sat afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Mon morning, min 24°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) is 9 km (6 miles) from the city of Ambalangoda. If you plan a holiday in West Sri Lanka, look for hotels and other accommodation in Ambalangoda. Ambalangoda has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.