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Kalutara South ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Kalutara South Surf Guide

Kalutara South in SW is an exposed river break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. The river breaks are all rights. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Be aware that the sea here is polluted.

Kalutara South Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon river  redRiverIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
30.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Kalutara South:

The best conditions reported for surf at Kalutara South 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 Kalutara South (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Kalutara South with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 53% of the time in February while 31% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 16% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
53%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
31%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
16%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Kalutara South Location Map

Interactive Kalutara South 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 nearest passenger airport to Kalutara South is Colombo Ratmalana Airport (RML) in Sri Lanka, which is 29 km (18 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Kalutara South is Bandaranaike International (Colombo) Airport (CMB), also in Sri Lanka, 68 km (42 miles) away.

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Kalutara South Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 16:47 Local Time
Friday 14
2:30PM5:30PM8:30PM11:30PM
Wave (m) 0.9
SSW
1.9
W
2.1
W
2.3
W
Period (s) 17 9 11 11
Wind (km/h) 5
NNW 10
NNE 5
N 15
NW
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on

Swell History at Kalutara South

Surf stats for Kalutara South, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Kalutara South

Wind stats for Kalutara South, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    10km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    15km away
    • Icon reef  redReef/sandbar
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    17km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    37km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Kalutara South: