Malindi Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Malindi Bay Surf Forecast and Surf Reports



Malindi Bay Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.9 °C

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Sunday, 19 April 2015, 02:36 Local time

Sunday 19
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 5 5 5 6
Wind (km/h) 30
SSE 25
S 25
SSW 30
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Malindi Bay in Kenya is an exposed beach break that is often working. The best wind direction is from the west. Waves can be ok even in light onshore winds The optimum well angle is from the east southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Pollution.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Malindi, Kenya, 2 km from Malindi Bay.

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Malindi Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Malindi Airport, 4 km from Malindi Bay.

light winds from the S

Air temperature
28 °C

Current weather near Malindi Bay

Overall Malindi Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Malindi Bay:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Watamu Bay 12 mi
Second closest break Mombasa Channel 68 mi
Third closest break Nungwi Reefs 183 mi
Fourth closest break Jam's Right 250 mi
Fifth closest break Sea Cliff 252 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Malindi Bay:

Closest wave buoy Nice Buoy 3792 mi
Second closest wave buoy Lion Buoy 3835 mi
Third closest wave buoy Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy 4351 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Sandettie Buoy 4383 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Greenwich Buoy 4406 mi

Tide stations nearest to Malindi Bay:

Closest tide station Malindi 1 mi
Second closest tide station Kilifi 35 mi
Third closest tide station Takaungu 39 mi
Fourth closest tide station Kilindini Harbour 70 mi
Fifth closest tide station Lamu 81 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Malindi Bay:

Closest ski area Afri-Ski (Lesotho) 1924 mi
Second closest ski area Tiffindell (South Africa) 2060 mi
Third closest ski area Sepidan Ski Resort (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) 2444 mi
Fourth closest ski area Pooladkaf Ski Resort (Iran (Islamic Republic of)) 2447 mi
Fifth closest ski area Matroosberg (South Africa) 2470 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Malindi Bay:

Closest city location Malindi (Kenya) 1 mi
Second closest city location Kilifi (Kenya) 35 mi
Third closest city location Mombasa (Kenya) 65 mi
Fourth closest city location Tanga (Tanzania) 149 mi
Fifth closest city location Garissa (Kenya) 192 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Malindi Bay is Malindi Airport (MYD) in Kenya, which is 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Malindi Bay is Moi International (Mombasa) Airport (MBA), also in Kenya, 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Lamu Manda Airport (LAU), also in Kenya, 137 km (85 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Malindi Bay, Kenya. Use the tab navigation above to view Malindi Bay sea temperature, Malindi Bay photographs, Malindi Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Malindi Bay webcams, current wind from Kenya live weather stations and Malindi Bay tide predictions. The Kenya swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Kenya 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 Kenya 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 Malindi Bay.


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