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Arugam Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 2.9
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.8
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 3.1

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Arugam Bay Surf Guide

Aragum Bay in SE is an exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. Sometimes crowded. Take care of coral.

Arugam Bay Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent30.0°C

Surfing Arugam Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Arugam Bay occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

Sri Lanka wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Arugam Bay sea temperature, Arugam Bay photographs, Arugam Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Arugam Bay webcams, current wind from East live weather stations and Arugam Bay tide predictions. The Sri Lanka swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Sri Lanka and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Sri Lanka wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Arugam Bay

Arugam Bay Surf:

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 20:48 Local time
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 25
SSW 25
SW 25
SW 25
Wind State cross-
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Tide Times:

At Arugam Bay (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Arugam Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pottuvil, 5 km from Arugam Bay.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
31.5 °C

Current weather near Arugam Bay

Overall Arugam Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June


Surf stats for Arugam Bay: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Arugam Bay: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Sri Lanka, Arugam Bay photo

Arugam Bay

Photo credit: Shane Parker

Arugam Bay Location Maps

Arugam Bay Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Arugam Bay:

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Wave buoys nearest to Arugam Bay:

Tide stations nearest to Arugam Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    40 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Eravur Town
    67 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    91 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    109 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    115 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Arugam Bay is Amparai (Galoya) Airport (GOY) in Sri Lanka, which is 60 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Arugam Bay is China Bay (Trinciomalee) Airport (TRR), also in Sri Lanka, 202 km (125 miles) away.
Arugam Bay break location map and break info