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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)). 1.0m 10 s period swell from SSE with 0.8m 5 s period wind swell from WSW
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19 km away, 2 h 16 min ago

Calm
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25.0
28.1
Air / Water (°C)
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Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) Surf Forecast / West / Sri Lanka

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Sunday 23 Sep 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 28.1 °C (Statistics for 23 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 27.8 max: 28.5 min: 26.8 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.8
SSE
0.7
SE
0.7
SE
0.8
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.4
SSW
0.6
S
0.7
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0.6
SW
1.1
SW
1.3
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
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1.4
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1.2
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1.1
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SSW
0.9
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0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
Period(s) (?)10101010991216162220201918181716161615151414
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Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)1301041001057864571952393869551307159814311159930726651499362334257220
Wind
(km/h)
10
W
15
W
15
W
10
WNW
20
WNW
15
W
15
W
15
W
15
WSW
10
WSW
15
SW
15
SW
15
SW
15
SW
15
SSW
5
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20
SW
15
WSW
10
W
15
W
10
W
10
W
5
W
Wind State(?)cross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)
1:56AM
0.58
1:58PM
0.62

2:19AM
0.62
2:22PM
0.63

2:43AM
0.65

2:46PM
0.63
3:08AM
0.67

3:11PM
0.62
3:34AM
0.68

3:35PM
0.59
4:01AM
0.66

4:00PM
0.55
4:31AM
0.63

4:26PM
0.50
5:03AM
0.58

Low Tide
/ height (m)

7:54AM
0.08
8:10PM
0.02

8:21AM
0.05

8:32PM
-0.00
8:47AM
0.03

8:54PM
-0.01
9:14AM
0.03

9:17PM
-0.01
9:42AM
0.05

9:40PM
0.00
10:11AM
0.08

10:05PM
0.03
10:43AM
0.13

10:30PM
0.08

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
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Rain (mm)
39--9--112-4262162733412412
High °C
2729292728292729292728282728282728272628282726
Low °C
2627282627282727282727272627282627262627272626
Chill °C (?)
2729292728292729292728282728282728272628282726
Sunrise
-5:58--5:58--5:58--5:58--5:56--5:56--5:56--5:56
Sunset
--6:04--6:04--6:02--6:02--6:01--6:01--6:00--
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 67mm), heaviest during Sun night. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Mon morning, min 26°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 71mm), heaviest during Mon morning. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Thu afternoon, min 26°C on Thu 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.