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Dondra ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Dondra Surf Forecast / West / Sri Lanka

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Saturday 27 Feb 2021 IST
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Dondra surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Dondra sea temperature is 28.6 °C (Statistics for 27 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 28.6 max: 29.4 min: 27.8 °C)
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Dondra surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Dondra sea temperature is 28.6 °C (Statistics for 27 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 28.6 max: 29.4 min: 27.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-off wind 44 km from Dondra has become light (light winds from the NE at Galle). Waves should be turning clean at Dondra. 0.6m 13 s period swell from SSW

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44 km away, 1 h 47 min ago

Light
6 km/h
NE
26.0
28.6
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Dondra today?

The current surf forecast for Dondra at 7AM is: 0.5m 13s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.4m 12s secondary swell from a South direction (forecast issued at 04:30am February 27). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (IST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (27 Feb)1.5ft (0.5m)13s
Afternoon (27 Feb)1.5ft (0.4m)13s
Evening (27 Feb)1.5ft (0.5m)19s

Table - waves today at Dondra. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM
22210023332212224332122
T maldives.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T maldives.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T maldives.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T maldives.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T maldives.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T maldives.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T maldives.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
0.6
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.5
S
0.5
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1414131313111919181818171616161515151414141414
1211041021016640190205257360348404390493463451519491478472465452439
5
NW
5
NW
5
NW
10
WSW
15
WSW
15
WSW
5
WNW
5
WNW
5
NNW
5
NE
10
ENE
15
E
15
ESE
15
ESE
10
E
10
ENE
10
NE
15
NE
15
NE
15
E
15
ESE
15
ESE
10
ENE
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
glassglasscross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross
2:41AM
0.56
3:07PM
0.53
3:08AM
0.57
3:35PM
0.56
3:35AM
0.56
4:03PM
0.58
8:59AM
-0.01
9:04PM
0.04
9:23AM
-0.03
9:35PM
0.03
9:47AM
-0.04

Note: the tide data above is for Matara which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Dondra.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Dondra blow from the NNW

Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
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