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Beach Break (Hikkaduwa) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Beach Break (Hikkaduwa) Surf Guide

Beach Break (Hikkaduwa) in SW is an exposed beach break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Beach Break (Hikkaduwa) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
29.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Beach Break (Hikkaduwa):

The best conditions reported for surf at Beach Break (Hikkaduwa) occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Beach Break (Hikkaduwa) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 69% of the time in March while 28% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
69%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
28%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
3%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Beach Break (Hikkaduwa) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 07:15 Local Time
Thursday 15
8:30AM11:30AM2:30PM5:30PM
Wave (m) 1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.0
SSW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
S 10
SW 10
SW 10
SW
Wind State glass cross-
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Swell History at Beach Break (Hikkaduwa)

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

Wind History at Beach Break (Hikkaduwa)

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

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