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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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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Main Reef (Hikkaduwa) (fresh winds from the W at SHIP2005 55 km from Main Reef (Hikkaduwa)). 1.9m 19 s period swell from SSW with an additional 1.1m 14 s period swell from SSW , plus 1.1m 5 s period wind swell from W
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Main Reef (Hikkaduwa) Surf Forecast / West / Sri Lanka

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Monday 15 Jul 2019 IST

Main Reef (Hikkaduwa) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Main Reef (Hikkaduwa) sea temperature is 28.3 °C (Statistics for 15 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 27.5 max: 28.5 min: 26.2 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.9
SSW
1.9
SSW
2
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.2
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1.4
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4
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4.5
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3.5
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3.5
WNW
3.5
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3
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2.5
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1
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1.2
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1.2
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2
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2
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Period(s) (?)191716161514141691010101010999920191899
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)2395207221361507109583455310552478451427712146222316371288104010099128241016899643621
Wind
(km/h)
20
W
25
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30
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25
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25
WNW
25
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30
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35
WNW
45
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Wind State(?)oncross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)
1:49AM
0.46
2:03PM
0.62

2:23AM
0.48

2:35PM
0.64
2:55AM
0.50

3:04PM
0.64
3:26AM
0.52

3:32PM
0.64
3:57AM
0.52

4:00PM
0.62
4:28AM
0.52

4:27PM
0.60
5:01AM
0.51

4:55PM
0.57


Low Tide
/ height (m)

7:35AM
0.12

8:33PM
0.10
8:10AM
0.10

9:02PM
0.08
8:43AM
0.09

9:30PM
0.07
9:14AM
0.10

9:58PM
0.06
9:45AM
0.11

10:25PM
0.06
10:16AM
0.13

10:53PM
0.07
10:48AM
0.16

11:22PM
0.09

Note: the tide data above is for Ambalangoda which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Main Reef (Hikkaduwa).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Main Reef (Hikkaduwa) blow from the ENE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
391016552620113391296916106136631
High °C
2828282828282827272726262828272727282728272727
Low °C
2728282828282727272626262727272727282727272727
Chill °C (?)
2828282828282827272726262828272727282728272727
Sunrise
-6:01--6:01--6:01--6:03--6:03--6:03--6:03--6:03
Sunset
--6:29--6:29--6:29--6:29--6:29--6:29--6:28--
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 147mm), heaviest during Thu morning. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Mon night, min 26°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Mon night, near gales from the WNW by Thu night).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 97mm), heaviest during Fri afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Fri night, min 26°C on Fri afternoon). Mainly strong winds.

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Information about the Main Reef (Hikkaduwa) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Main Reef (Hikkaduwa) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Main Reef (Hikkaduwa) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Main Reef (Hikkaduwa) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Main Reef (Hikkaduwa)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Main Reef (Hikkaduwa) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Main Reef (Hikkaduwa) is 4 km (2 miles) from the city of Ambalangoda. If you plan a holiday in West Sri Lanka, look for hotels and other accommodation in Ambalangoda. Ambalangoda has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.