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Kovalam ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 4.0

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Kovalam Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 31.1 °C

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Monday, 22 April 2019, 10:20 Local time
Monday 22
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 17 16 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 15
WNW 25
W 20
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Kovalam in Kerala is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water.

India wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kovalam, 3 km from Kovalam.

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Kovalam Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Trivandrum International Airport, 9 km from Kovalam.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
29.0 °C

Current weather near Kovalam

Overall Kovalam Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Kovalam is Thiruvananthapuram International (Trivandrum) Airport (TRV) in India, which is 13 km (8 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Kovalam is Madurai Airport (IXM), also in India, 202 km (125 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Kovalam, Kerala. Use the tab navigation above to view Kovalam sea temperature, Kovalam photographs, Kovalam detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Kovalam webcams, current wind from Kerala live weather stations and Kovalam tide predictions. The India swell maps link will open up the big picture showing India 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 India 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 Kovalam.