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Ras Al Ya ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Ras Al Ya Surf Guide

Ras Al Ya in - is a fairly exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the ideal wave angle is from the south southeast. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care of rocks and jellyfish.

Ras Al Ya Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ras Al Ya:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ras Al Ya occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Ras Al Ya with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 9% of the time in June while 87% 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.
clean
9%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
87%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
4%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ras Al Ya Location Map

Interactive Ras Al Ya 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 Ras Al Ya is Masirah Airport (MSH) in Oman, which is 19 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Ras Al Ya is Seeb International (Muscat) Airport (MCT), also in Oman, 349 km (217 miles) away.

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Ras Al Ya Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 15:58 Local Time
Saturday 06
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m) 0.3
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 20
S 25
S 30
S 25
SSW
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Ras Al Ya

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

Wind History at Ras Al Ya

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

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    • Icon  s33.0
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    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
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    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    21km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    28km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    33km away

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