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

Overall: 3.2

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Malindi Bay Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.0 °C

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Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 16:41 Local time
Wednesday 04
12PM3PM6PM9PM
Wave (m) 0.8
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 30
SSE 30
SSE 25
SSE
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Malindi Bay in Kenya is an exposed beach break that is usually a safe bet. The best wind direction is from the west. Handles onshore winds better than most spots The ideal swell direction from the east southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Pollution.

Kenya wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

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.

moderate winds from the S

km/h
Air temperature
31 °C

Current weather near Malindi Bay

Overall Malindi Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Town and city forecasts close to Malindi Bay:

  • Closest city location
    1 mi
  • Second closest city location
    35 mi
  • Third closest city location
    65 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    109 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Wete (Tanzania)
    132 mi

Airports

  • 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.
Malindi Bay break location map and break info

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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