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Jam's Right ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.2

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Jam's Right Surf Guide

Jam's Right in Tanzania (Mainland) is an exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the west southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Crowds are never a problem here. Beware of - Urchins, Sharks - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

Jam's Right Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
28.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Jam's Right:

The best conditions reported for surf at Jam's Right occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Jam's Right (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Jam's Right with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 8% of the time in December while 57% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 35% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
8%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
57%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
35%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Jam's Right Location Map

Interactive Jam's Right surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Jam's Right is Dar Es Salaam Airport (DAR) in Tanzania, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Jam's Right is Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ), also in Tanzania, 55 km (34 miles) away.

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Jam's Right Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 26 February 2021, 06:57 Local Time
Friday 26
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 0.8
NE
0.8
NE
0.7
NE
0.6
NE
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 10
N 15
N 15
NNW 10
N
Wind State cross cross cross cross-
on

Swell History at Jam's Right

Surf stats for Jam's Right, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Jam's Right

Wind stats for Jam's Right, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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