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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 Still cross-shore at Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) (light winds from the NW at Galle 19 km from Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa)). 1.3m 15 s period swell from SSW with an additional 0.6m 18 s period swell from SSW , plus 1.8m 10 s period wind swell from WNW
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19 km away, 1 h 13 min ago

Moderate
19 km/h
NW
28.0
27.2
Air / Water (°C)
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Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) Surf Forecast / West / Sri Lanka

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 am Sunday 22 Jul 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 27.2 °C (Statistics for 22 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 27.4 max: 28.4 min: 26.2 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.6
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1.5
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1.6
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1.9
SSW
2
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2
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1.7
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1.7
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Period(s) (?)1514181716151520191817181616151414171615212019
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Wave
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Energy(?)756752661193119621772127518182456242624611842248019381297932790147321782016202334073453
Wind
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25
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High Tide
/ height (m)
10:19AM
0.46

10:13PM
0.35
11:39AM
0.49

11:58PM
0.37
12:31PM
0.53

12:53AM
0.41
1:10PM
0.57

1:31AM
0.44
1:43PM
0.60

2:03AM
0.47
2:13PM
0.63

2:33AM
0.50

2:41PM
0.64
3:02AM
0.52

3:08PM
0.65
Low Tide
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5:19PM
0.28
4:21AM
0.22

6:32PM
0.24

5:41AM
0.20
7:13PM
0.19

6:34AM
0.17
7:45PM
0.15

7:15AM
0.14
8:13PM
0.11

7:49AM
0.11

8:40PM
0.08
8:21AM
0.09

9:05PM
0.06
8:50AM
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)
--23-112-41-111-11-1-321
High °C
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Low °C
2728272728262728262727272727272727272727272727
Chill °C (?)
2828272828272828272828272828272828272828272828
Sunrise
6:03--6:03--6:03--6:03--6:03--6:03--6:03--6:03-
Sunset
-6:28--6:28--6:28--6:28--6:28--6:28--6:28--6:27
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 23mm), heaviest during Mon night. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Sun morning, min 26°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 12mm), heaviest on Wed night. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Thu morning, min 27°C on Wed 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.