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Metigama Right break guidePhoto by: giorgio paoletti

Metigama Right Surf Guide

Metigama Right in SW is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There is a right hand reef break. Best around mid tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Metigama Right Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Metigama Right:

The best conditions reported for surf at Metigama Right occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Metigama Right 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 64% of the time in January while 14% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 22% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Metigama Right Location Map

Interactive Metigama 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 nearest passenger airport to Metigama Right is Colombo Ratmalana Airport (RML) in Sri Lanka, which is 116 km (72 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Metigama Right is Bandaranaike International (Colombo) Airport (CMB), also in Sri Lanka, 151 km (94 miles) away.

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Metigama Right Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 08:03 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 18 18 17 16
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Metigama Right

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

Wind History at Metigama Right

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

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