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North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) break guidePhoto by: Max Valenko

North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) Surf Guide

North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) in SW is an exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest.Surfers ride left hand point. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Take care of rocks in the line up.

North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing North Jetty (Hikkaduwa):

The best conditions reported for surf at North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) 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 North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 69% of the time in March while 27% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 4% 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 North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) Location Map

Interactive North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) 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 North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) is Colombo Ratmalana Airport (RML) in Sri Lanka, which is 66 km (41 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) is Bandaranaike International (Colombo) Airport (CMB), also in Sri Lanka, 105 km (65 miles) away.

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North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 9 March 2021, 13:39 Local Time
Tuesday 09
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 14 14 15 14
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 15
W 10
Wind State on on cross cross-

Swell History at North Jetty (Hikkaduwa)

Surf stats for North Jetty (Hikkaduwa), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at North Jetty (Hikkaduwa)

Wind stats for North Jetty (Hikkaduwa), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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