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Main Reef (Hikkaduwa) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.5

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Main Reef (Hikkaduwa) Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.5 °C

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Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 17:26 Local time
Tuesday 21
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 25
WNW 20
WNW 15
WNW 15
Wind State cross-

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Main Reef (Hikkaduwa) in SW is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A choice of left and right reefs. Likely to be crowded if working. Watch out for coral,rocks,crowds.

Sri Lanka wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ambalangoda, 4 km from Main Reef (Hikkaduwa).

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Main Reef (Hikkaduwa) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport/Katunayake, 111 km from Main Reef (Hikkaduwa).

light winds from the SW.(Wind varies from 200 to 260 degs)

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
27 °C

Current weather near Main Reef (Hikkaduwa)

Overall Main Reef (Hikkaduwa) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Tide stations nearest to Main Reef (Hikkaduwa):

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    17 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    29 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    37 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Main Reef (Hikkaduwa):

  • Closest city location
    17 mi
  • Second closest city location
    17 mi
  • Third closest city location
    21 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    28 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    37 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Main Reef (Hikkaduwa) is Colombo Ratmalana Airport (RML) in Sri Lanka, which is 73 km (45 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Main Reef (Hikkaduwa) is Bandaranaike International (Colombo) Airport (CMB), also in Sri Lanka, 112 km (70 miles) away.
Main Reef (Hikkaduwa) break location map and break info

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