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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

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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: 27.8 °C

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Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 20:56 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.6
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2.0
SE
2.1
SE
2.1
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Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 35
SSE 35
SSE 35
S 30
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Malindi Bay in Kenya is an exposed beach break that has very reliable surf. Offshore winds are from the west. Able to handle light onshore wind The best swell direction is from the east southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of - 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.

IS AT (local time)

Malindi Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Malindi Airport, 4 km from Malindi Bay.

light winds from the SSE

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Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
25 °C

Current weather near Malindi Bay

Overall Malindi Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Malindi Bay Location Maps

Malindi Bay Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Malindi Bay:

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Wave buoys nearest to Malindi Bay:

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
snow forecast website

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
city weather forecast website

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

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.