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Koggala Lefts Surf Guide

Koggala Lefts in West Sri Lanka is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the north and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Still reasonable in light onshore winds Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. There is no reef break. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Beware of - Urchins - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.).

Koggala Lefts Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
30.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Koggala Lefts:

The best conditions reported for surf at Koggala Lefts occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Koggala Lefts with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 63% of the time in January while 30% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
63%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
30%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
7%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Koggala Lefts Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 13 May 2021, 09:34 Local Time
Thursday 13
8:30AM11:30AM2:30PM5:30PM
Wave (m) 1.7
WSW
2.3
W
2.5
W
3.0
W
Period (s) 7 8 9 10
Wind (km/h) 15
WNW 20
WNW 25
WNW 25
WNW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Koggala Lefts

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

Wind History at Koggala Lefts

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

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