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Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.0

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Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Mainland Coast of Oman)

Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach) Surf Guide

Al Ashkharah(Shipwreck Beach) in - is a quite exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the west northwest. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave angle is from the south southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers and there is also a right hand reef break.. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rocks and jellyfish.

Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and reefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach):

The best conditions reported for surf at Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach) occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach) (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 15% of the time in June while 73% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 12% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
15%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
73%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
12%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach) Location Map

Interactive Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach) surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach) is Masirah Airport (MSH) in Oman, which is 147 km (91 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach) is Seeb International (Muscat) Airport (MCT), also in Oman, 236 km (147 miles) away.

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Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 23 April 2021, 09:13 Local Time
Friday 23
7AM10AM1PM4PM
Wave (m) 0.4
SSW
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.5
S
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 25
W 20
WSW 20
SSW 30
S
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross cross

Swell History at Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach)

Surf stats for Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach)

Wind stats for Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach). Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    17km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    81km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    83km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    145km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    155km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Al Ashkharah (Shipwreck Beach):