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Al Jafn ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Al Jafn Surf Guide

Al Jafn in - is a quite exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave direction is from the south southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of wreck and jellyfish.

Al Jafn Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Al Jafn:

The best conditions reported for surf at Al Jafn 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 Jafn (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Al Jafn 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 12% of the time in June while 81% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
81%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
7%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Al Jafn Location Map

Interactive Al Jafn 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 Jafn is Masirah Airport (MSH) in Oman, which is 164 km (102 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Al Jafn is Seeb International (Muscat) Airport (MCT), also in Oman, 228 km (142 miles) away.

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Al Jafn Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 17 April 2021, 04:35 Local Time
Saturday 17
1AM4AM7AM10AM
Wave (m) 0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SSE
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 20
SW 20
WSW 15
SW
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Al Jafn

Surf stats for Al Jafn, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Al Jafn

Wind stats for Al Jafn, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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