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Arambol break guidePhoto by: Anton Hagen

Arambol Surf Guide

Arambol in Goa is an exposed sandbar break that has quite consistent surf. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The sandbar breaks offer lefts and rights. Crowds are never a problem here.

Arambol Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Arambol:

The best conditions reported for surf at Arambol occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Arambol (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Arambol with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 52% of the time in November while 28% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 20% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Arambol Location Map

Interactive Arambol 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 closest passenger airport to Arambol is Goa Airport (GOI) in India, which is 37 km (23 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Arambol is Belgaum Airport (IXG), also in India, 100 km (62 miles) away.

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Arambol Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 2 October 2022, 08:12 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 10 10 9 8
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Arambol

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

Wind History at Arambol

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

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