Watamu Bay Surf Forecast and Surf Reports
(Kenya – Indian Ocean)
Watamu Bay Spot ID:
Reliability: rarely breaks
Best: Swell ESE | Wind NW
Sea Temperature Today is: 25.9 °C
Thursday, 20 June 2013, 03:18 Local time
Watamu Bay in Kenya - Indian Ocean is an exposed reef break. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the east southeast. Crowds are never a problem here. Watch out for - Urchins - Rocks.
For Malindi, Kenya, 18 miles from Watamu Bay.
At Mombasa/Moi International Airport, 86 km from Watamu Bay.
Overall Watamu Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June
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Visitor Reviews of Watamu Bay
Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Watamu Bay:(click location name for more details)
|Closest break||Malindi Bay||12 mi|
|Second closest break||Zanzibar||171 mi|
|Third closest break||Jam's Right||238 mi|
|Fourth closest break||Sea Cliff||240 mi|
|Fifth closest break||Oyster Bay Beach||242 mi|
Wave buoys nearest to Watamu Bay:
|Closest wave buoy||Nice Buoy||3798 mi|
|Second closest wave buoy||Lion Buoy||3840 mi|
|Third closest wave buoy||Gascogne Ouest Arcachon Buoy||4356 mi|
|Fourth closest wave buoy||Sandettie Buoy||4390 mi|
|Fifth closest wave buoy||Greenwich Buoy||4413 mi|
Tide stations nearest to Watamu Bay:
|Closest tide station||Malindi||11 mi|
|Second closest tide station||Kilindini Harbour||57 mi|
|Third closest tide station||Wasin Island||101 mi|
|Fourth closest tide station||Zanzibar||203 mi|
|Fifth closest tide station||Dar Es Salaam||244 mi|
Ski Resorts closest to Watamu Bay:
|Closest ski area||Afri-Ski (Lesotho)||1911 mi|
|Second closest ski area||Tiffindell (South Africa)||2047 mi|
|Third closest ski area||Sepidan Ski Resort (Iran (Islamic Republic of))||2457 mi|
|Fourth closest ski area||Pooladkaf Ski Resort (Iran (Islamic Republic of))||2460 mi|
|Fifth closest ski area||Mount Hermon (Israel)||2550 mi|
Town and city forecasts close to Watamu Bay:
|Closest city location||Malindi (Kenya)||11 mi|
|Second closest city location||Kilifi (Kenya)||23 mi|
|Third closest city location||Mombasa (Kenya)||53 mi|
|Fourth closest city location||Tanga (Tanzania)||136 mi|
|Fifth closest city location||Moshi (Tanzania)||186 mi|
- The closest passenger airport to Watamu Bay is Malindi Airport (MYD) in Kenya, which is 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Watamu Bay is Moi International (Mombasa) Airport (MBA), also in Kenya, 90 km (56 miles) away.
- The third closest airport is Lamu Manda Airport (LAU), also in Kenya, 157 km (98 miles) away.