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Rivermouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Rivermouth Spot ID

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Type: river

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.3 °C

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Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 20:18 Local time
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 10
WSW 10
WSW 10
Wind State cross-
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Rivermouth in SW is an exposed river break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The river breaks offer lefts and rights. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. The water quality here is rather suspect.

Sri Lanka wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Rivermouth Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Colombo-Ratmalana Airport, 81 km from Rivermouth.

light winds from the WSW

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Air temperature
30.0 °C

Current weather near Rivermouth

Overall Rivermouth Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Rivermouth Location Maps

Rivermouth Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Rivermouth:

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Tide stations nearest to Rivermouth:

  • Closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    22 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    23 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    31 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Rivermouth:

  • Closest ski area
    Auli (India)
    1690 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Kufri (India)
    1745 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Manali (Himachal Heli-Ski) (India)
    1818 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Solang Valley Ropeway & Ski Centre (India)
    1821 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Gulmarg (India)
    1966 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Rivermouth:

  • Closest city location
    Galle (Sri Lanka)
    11 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Bentota (Sri Lanka)
    22 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Beruwala (Sri Lanka)
    26 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Matara (Sri Lanka)
    31 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Kalutara (Sri Lanka)
    34 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Rivermouth is Colombo Ratmalana Airport (RML) in Sri Lanka, which is 82 km (51 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Rivermouth is Bandaranaike International (Colombo) Airport (CMB), also in Sri Lanka, 121 km (75 miles) away.
Rivermouth break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Rivermouth, West. Use the tab navigation above to view Rivermouth sea temperature, Rivermouth photographs, Rivermouth detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Rivermouth webcams, current wind from West live weather stations and Rivermouth 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 Rivermouth.