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Pottuvil Point Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.7 °C

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Monday, 23 July 2018, 04:00 Local time
Monday 23
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 18 18 17 17
Wind (km/h) 5
WSW 10
SW 5
Wind State off off off on

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Pottuvil Point in East Sri Lanka is a quite exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf. The best wind direction is from the west southwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. No point break here. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded

Sri Lanka wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Arugam Bay, 7 km from Pottuvil Point.

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Pottuvil Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Batticaloa Air Force Base, 91 km from Pottuvil Point.


Air temperature
27.4 °C

Current weather near Pottuvil Point

Overall Pottuvil Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Pottuvil Point is Amparai (Galoya) Airport (GOY) in Sri Lanka, which is 55 km (34 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Pottuvil Point is China Bay (Trinciomalee) Airport (TRR), also in Sri Lanka, 197 km (122 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pottuvil Point, East. Use the tab navigation above to view Pottuvil Point sea temperature, Pottuvil Point photographs, Pottuvil Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pottuvil Point webcams, current wind from East live weather stations and Pottuvil Point 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 Pottuvil Point.