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The Rock ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.7

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The Rock Spot ID

Best Of Beast, The Rock photo

The Rock

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Nice Left, The Rock photo

The Rock

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Big Waves Day, The Rock photo

The Rock

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A frame, The Rock photo

The Rock

Photo credit: Firdows

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.2 °C

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Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 00:38 Local time
Tuesday 12
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 0
E 0
SSE 10
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The Rock in West Sri Lanka is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Nov-April (Wet Season) provides optimum time of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the north northeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the optimum swell angle is from the south southwest. There is no reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Watch out for urchins,.

Sri Lanka wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Weligama, 5 km from The Rock.

IS AT (local time)

The Rock Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At ASCAT80E5N, 85 km from The Rock.

light winds from the NE

Air temperature
- °C

Current weather near The Rock

Overall The Rock Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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    10 mi
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    11 mi
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    40 mi
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The Rock break location map and break info

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