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Bennys (Hikkaduwa) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Bennys (Hikkaduwa) Surf Guide

Bennys (Hikkaduwa) in SW is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. A reef breaks left. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include coral and rocks.

Bennys (Hikkaduwa) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bennys (Hikkaduwa):

The best conditions reported for surf at Bennys (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 Bennys (Hikkaduwa) (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Bennys (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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Bennys (Hikkaduwa) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 14:14 Local Time
Wednesday 14
2:30PM5:30PM8:30PM11:30PM
Wave (m) 1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 10
SW 5
S 5
SSE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glass

Swell History at Bennys (Hikkaduwa)

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

Wind History at Bennys (Hikkaduwa)

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

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