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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Unawatuna (light winds from the NW at Galle 4 km from Unawatuna). 1.3m 14 s period swell from SSW with an additional 0.9m 17 s period swell from SSW , plus 1.8m 10 s period wind swell from WNW
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Unawatuna Surf Forecast / West / Sri Lanka

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 pm Sunday 22 Jul 2018 IST

Unawatuna surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Unawatuna sea temperature is 27.4 °C (Statistics for 22 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 27.5 max: 28.5 min: 26.4 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.5
W
1.6
W
1.9
SSW
2
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
WNW
1.9
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2
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2.1
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1.8
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2.2
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2
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1.7
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1.7
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1.7
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1.6
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2.1
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2.1
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1.8
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2
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2.3
SSW
2.3
SSW
Period(s) (?)1418171615152019181718161615141417161521201918
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)7526611931196216021275181824562426246118422465193812979327791456215120161539319835273162
Wind
(km/h)
20
WNW
20
WNW
25
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
25
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
25
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
25
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
25
W
20
W
20
W
25
W
20
W
20
W
25
WSW
20
W
15
WSW
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
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cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)

10:18PM
0.25
11:56AM
0.38

12:08AM
0.27
12:44PM
0.41

1:03AM
0.31
1:19PM
0.45

1:42AM
0.34
1:50PM
0.48

2:15AM
0.38
2:19PM
0.50

2:47AM
0.41

2:50PM
0.52
3:18AM
0.43

3:20PM
0.53

Low Tide
/ height (m)
5:22PM
0.19
4:39AM
0.12

6:32PM
0.15

5:54AM
0.11
7:15PM
0.10

6:47AM
0.08
7:50PM
0.06

7:29AM
0.06
8:22PM
0.02

8:05AM
0.04

8:51PM
-0.01
8:37AM
0.03

9:19PM
-0.03
9:06AM
0.02

9:44PM
-0.04

Note: the tide data above is for Galle, Sri Lanka which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Unawatuna.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Unawatuna blow from the NW.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
-22-23-13221-2121113451
High °C
2927282927282927282827282827282827282827282827
Low °C
2826272826272826272726272727272727272726272727
Chill °C (?)
2927282927282927282827282827282827282827282827
Sunrise
--6:03--6:03--6:03--6:03--6:03--6:03--6:03--
Sunset
6:27--6:27--6:27--6:27--6:27--6:27--6:27--6:27-
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 17mm), heaviest on Tue morning. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Sun afternoon, min 26°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 22mm), heaviest during Sun morning. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Thu morning, min 26°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Unawatuna Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Unawatuna provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Unawatuna can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Unawatuna surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Unawatuna) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Unawatuna may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Unawatuna is 3 km (2 miles) from Galle. If you plan a holiday in West Sri Lanka, look for hotels and other accommodation in Galle. Galle has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.