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Rameswaram Surf Guide

Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu is a fairly exposed beach break that has unreliable waves. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the ideal wave angle is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Rameswaram Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
28.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Rameswaram:

The best conditions reported for surf at Rameswaram occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Rameswaram 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 1% of the time in February while 0% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 99% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
1%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
0%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
99%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Rameswaram Location Map

Interactive Rameswaram 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 Rameswaram is Kankesanturai (Jaffna) Airport (JAF) in Sri Lanka, which is 101 km (63 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Rameswaram is Madurai Airport (IXM) in India, 154 km (96 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Rameswaram Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 March 2021, 19:00 Local Time
MonTue
8:30PM11:30PM2:30AM5:30AM
Wave (m) 1.0
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
Period (s) 16 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 35
ENE 35
ENE 30
ENE 30
ENE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Rameswaram

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

Wind History at Rameswaram

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

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    • Icon  s32.7
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    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef/sandbar
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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