Watamu Bay Surf Forecast and Surf Reports
Watamu Bay Spot ID:
Reliability: rarely breaks
Best: Swell ESE | Wind NW
Sea Temperature Today is: 30.4 °C
Thursday, 2 April 2015, 01:33 Local time
Watamu Bay in Kenya is an exposed reef break. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. Crowds are never a problem here. Beware of - Urchins - Rocks.
At Watamu Bay (0 km).
At Mombasa/Moi International Airport, 86 km from Watamu Bay.
Overall Watamu Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April
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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||Mombasa Channel||56 mi|
|Third closest break||Nungwi Reefs||171 mi|
|Fourth closest break||Jam's Right||238 mi|
|Fifth closest break||Sea Cliff||240 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||Kilifi||23 mi|
|Third closest tide station||Takaungu||26 mi|
|Fourth closest tide station||Kilindini Harbour||57 mi|
|Fifth closest tide station||Gazi||82 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||Matroosberg (South Africa)||2457 mi|
|Fourth closest ski area||Sepidan Ski Resort (Iran (Islamic Republic of))||2457 mi|
|Fifth closest ski area||Pooladkaf Ski Resort (Iran (Islamic Republic of))||2460 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.