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Kadu ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Kadu Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.0 °C

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Friday, 15 December 2017, 11:43 Local time
Friday 15
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 20
NNE 15
NNE 20
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross

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Kadu in North Male Atoll is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. The surf tends to be favoured in the spring. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south. A right hand reef break. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of dead coral and sharks.

Maldives wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Furana, 1 km from Kadu.

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Kadu Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Male International Airport/Hulule, 8 km from Kadu.

light winds from the NNE

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
28 °C

Current weather near Kadu

Overall Kadu Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Kadu is Male International Airport (MLE) in Maldives, which is 9 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Kadu is Thiruvananthapuram International (Trivandrum) Airport (TRV) in India, 599 km (372 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Kadu, North Male Atoll. Use the tab navigation above to view Kadu sea temperature, Kadu photographs, Kadu detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Kadu webcams, current wind from North Male Atoll live weather stations and Kadu tide predictions. The Maldives swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Maldives 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 Maldives 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 Kadu.