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Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.8

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Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) Surf Forecast / West / Sri Lanka

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 pm Monday 25 Oct 2021 IST
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Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) sea temperature is 28.9 °C (Statistics for 25 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 28.3 max: 29.2 min: 27.7 °C)
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Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) sea temperature is 28.9 °C (Statistics for 25 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 28.3 max: 29.2 min: 27.7 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) (light winds from the NW at Galle 19 km from Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa)).

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19 km away, 2 h 16 min ago

Light
7 km/h
NW
28.0
28.9
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) this week:

The surf forecast for Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Monday (Oct 25) at 11PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.5m and 13s period with a secondary swell of 0.6m and 10s. Another secondary swell of 0.9m and 5s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) in the next 12 days are 1.0m 15s and forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Oct 27) at 11AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives.

Wave TypeTime (IST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)11PM (Mon 25th Oct)1.5ft (0.5m) 13s
Best Surf11PM (Tue 26th Oct)2.5ft (0.8m) 16s
Most Powerful11AM (Wed 27th Oct)3.5ft (1.0m) 15s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) over the next 12 days.

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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)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Mon
25
Tuesday
26
Wednesday
27
Thursday
28
Friday
29
Saturday
30
Sunday
31
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Sat
06
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
001232121101130010110121120011110100
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T maldives.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.198.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.222.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.246.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.270.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.294.cc23
0.7
S
0.5
SW
0.5
S
0.6
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.9
S
0.9
S
1
S
0.9
S
0.8
S
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SSW
1.1
SW
0.6
SSW
1.2
WSW
0.6
S
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
S
0.6
S
1
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.4
WSW
1.3
WNW
101318161615141413131310111110101716161514141371361012131212116667
9283156208357411400269257246146171184224167127143125201146164167120105114110671011131921398274119127186
20
WNW
15
WNW
15
W
15
W
10
NW
15
WNW
20
WNW
10
NW
20
WNW
15
NW
15
NW
10
NW
10
NNW
10
N
20
NW
25
NW
10
NW
20
W
20
W
15
W
15
WSW
15
W
5
W
10
NW
15
WNW
5
SSW
15
WSW
20
WNW
10
NW
15
NNW
10
NW
10
WNW
20
W
15
WNW
20
W
20
WNW
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
crossoncross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
glassoncross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
3:51PM
0.50
4:13AM
0.60
4:12PM
0.45
4:39AM
0.55
4:33PM
0.40
5:10AM
0.50
4:53PM
0.34
6:01AM
0.43
10:02AM
0.41
12:08AM
0.39
11:27AM
0.45
12:21AM
0.47
12:08PM
0.49
12:44AM
0.56
12:41PM
0.52
1:09AM
0.64
1:12PM
0.55
1:37AM
0.70
1:41PM
0.56
2:06AM
0.74
2:10PM
0.56
2:36AM
0.75
9:45PM
0.09
10:32AM
0.15
10:05PM
0.13
11:04AM
0.20
10:22PM
0.18
11:51AM
0.26
10:31PM
0.24
5:30PM
0.28
5:38PM
0.23
5:32AM
0.28
5:59PM
0.17
6:16AM
0.21
6:22PM
0.11
6:51AM
0.14
6:46PM
0.06
7:23AM
0.08
7:11PM
0.02
7:55AM
0.05
7:38PM
-0.01
8:26AM
0.03
8:06PM
-0.03
8:56AM
0.04

Note: the tide data above is for Hikkaduwa (A-Frame) which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) blow from the ENE

Mon
25
Tuesday
26
Wednesday
27
Thursday
28
Friday
29
Saturday
30
Sunday
31
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Sat
06
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5:51--5:51--5:51--5:51--5:50--5:50--5:50--5:50--5:50--5:50--5:49--5:49--

Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 43mm), heaviest during Mon night. Warm (max 28°C on Mon afternoon, min 24°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Heavy rain (total 53mm), heaviest during Fri morning. Warm (max 28°C on Sun morning, min 24°C on Fri morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Heavy rain (total 39mm), heaviest during Mon night. Warm (max 28°C on Sun afternoon, min 25°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 56mm), heaviest during Wed night. Warm (max 28°C on Fri morning, min 24°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Inside Reef (Hikkaduwa) is 9 km (6 miles) from the city of Ambalangoda. If you plan a holiday in West Sri Lanka, look for hotels and other accommodation in Ambalangoda. Ambalangoda has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.