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Koggala Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Koggala Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.8 °C

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Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 17:39 Local time
Wednesday 18
2:30PM5:30PM8:30PM11:30PM
Wave (m) 0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.6
S
0.8
SSW
Period (s) 13 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 10
SW 10
SSW 5
SE
Wind State cross-
on
on on cross

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Kogalla in SW is an exposed reef and point break that only works once in a while. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the north northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Both left and right reef breaks. Sometimes crowded. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Sri Lanka wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At SHIP3035, 23 km from Koggala Beach.

light winds from the SE

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Air temperature
30.0 °C

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Overall Koggala Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to Koggala Beach:

  • Closest city location
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    16 mi
  • Third closest city location
    37 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    40 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    48 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Kogalla is Colombo Ratmalana Airport (RML) in Sri Lanka, which is 104 km (65 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Kogalla is Bandaranaike International (Colombo) Airport (CMB), also in Sri Lanka, 141 km (88 miles) away.
Koggala Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Koggala Beach, West. Use the tab navigation above to view Koggala Beach sea temperature, Koggala Beach photographs, Koggala Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Koggala Beach webcams, current wind from West live weather stations and Koggala Beach tide predictions. The Sri Lanka swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka 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 Koggala Beach.