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Hikkaduwa (A-Frame) Surf Guide

Hikkaduwa (A-Frame) in West Sri Lanka is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There is no reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Crowds may reach hazard levels at this break - consider wearing a lid.

Hikkaduwa (A-Frame) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
30.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Hikkaduwa (A-Frame):

The best conditions reported for surf at Hikkaduwa (A-Frame) 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 Hikkaduwa (A-Frame) (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Hikkaduwa (A-Frame) 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).

Explore Hikkaduwa (A-Frame) Location Map

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Hikkaduwa (A-Frame) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 09:59 Local Time
Tuesday 20
8:30AM11:30AM2:30PM5:30PM
Wave (m) 0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
W 15
W 15
W 15
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Wind State cross-
on
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on
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Swell History at Hikkaduwa (A-Frame)

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

Wind History at Hikkaduwa (A-Frame)

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

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