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Kogalla 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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Kogalla Spot ID

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.0 °C

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Thursday, 26 November 2015, 07:07 Local time
Thursday 26
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 15 15 15 14
Wind (km/h) 10
Wind State 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

Tide Times:

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Kogalla Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Hambantota, 91 km from Kogalla.


Air temperature
24.6 °C

Current weather near Kogalla

Overall Kogalla Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Kogalla Location Maps

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Wave buoys nearest to Kogalla:

Tide stations nearest to Kogalla:

  • Closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    24 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    33 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Kogalla:

  • Closest ski area
    Auli (India)
    1700 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Kufri (India)
    1755 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Manali (Himachal Heli-Ski) (India)
    1828 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Solang Valley Ropeway & Ski Centre (India)
    1832 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Gulmarg (India)
    1977 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Kogalla:

  • Closest city location
    Galle (Sri Lanka)
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Matara (Sri Lanka)
    16 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Bentota (Sri Lanka)
    37 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Beruwala (Sri Lanka)
    40 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Kalutara (Sri Lanka)
    48 mi


  • 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.
Kogalla break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Kogalla, West. Use the tab navigation above to view Kogalla sea temperature, Kogalla photographs, Kogalla detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Kogalla webcams, current wind from West live weather stations and Kogalla 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 Kogalla.