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

Overall: 3.3

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Rivermouth (Hikkaduwa) Surf Forecast / West / Sri Lanka

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Wednesday 24 Feb 2021 IST
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Rivermouth (Hikkaduwa) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rivermouth (Hikkaduwa) sea temperature is 28.8 °C (Statistics for 24 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 28.4 max: 29.1 min: 27.4 °C)
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Rivermouth (Hikkaduwa) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rivermouth (Hikkaduwa) sea temperature is 28.8 °C (Statistics for 24 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 28.4 max: 29.1 min: 27.4 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for West

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Rivermouth (Hikkaduwa) (calm at Galle 15 km from Rivermouth (Hikkaduwa)). 0.9m 14 s period swell from SSW with an additional 0.6m 10 s period swell from SSE , plus 1.0m 6 s period wind swell from ENE

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2 h 37 min ago

Calm
4 km/h
NE
Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Rivermouth (Hikkaduwa) this week:

The surf forecast for Rivermouth (Hikkaduwa) over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Thursday (Feb 25) at 2AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.9m and 14s period with a secondary swell of 0.4m and 10s. The wind is predicted to be offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Rivermouth (Hikkaduwa) in the next 7 days are 1.2m 14s and forecast to arrive on Thursday (Mar 04) at 2AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.9m 6s period and expected on Thursday (Feb 25) at 2AM.

Wave TypeTime (IST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 2AM (Thu 25th Feb)3ft (0.9m) 14s
Best Surf 2AM (Thu 4th Mar)4ft (1.2m) 14s
Most Powerful 2AM (Thu 4th Mar)4ft (1.2m) 14s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Rivermouth (Hikkaduwa) over the next 7 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
33221220033332233333344
T maldives.htsgw.metric.6.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SE
0.9
SSE
1
SSE
1.2
SSE
1.2
SSE
1414141312141413131817161514141413131314151414
293269213142821341047064266409469445478459352312242352316443553553
5
NE
5
SW
10
W
5
E
5
SSW
10
W
5
N
10
W
15
WSW
5
NNE
5
SW
10
SW
10
E
5
SSE
10
SSE
10
ESE
5
SSW
10
S
10
ENE
5
W
5
SSW
15
E
10
ENE
offoncross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
glassononcross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
off
glassglasscross-
off
off
1:32AM
0.59
1:58PM
0.48
2:01AM
0.64
2:24PM
0.54
2:28AM
0.67
2:51PM
0.59
2:55AM
0.68
3:19PM
0.64
3:21AM
0.67
3:48PM
0.67
3:47AM
0.65
4:18PM
0.67
4:13AM
0.61
4:49PM
0.65
4:38AM
0.56
8:05AM
0.10
7:41PM
0.11
8:26AM
0.06
8:14PM
0.07
8:48AM
0.01
8:46PM
0.04
9:11AM
-0.02
9:18PM
0.03
9:35AM
-0.04
9:49PM
0.04
10:00AM
-0.04
10:21PM
0.07
10:25AM
-0.02
10:52PM
0.11

Note: the tide data above is for Hikkaduwa (A-Frame) which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Rivermouth (Hikkaduwa).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Rivermouth (Hikkaduwa) blow from the NE

Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
thunderstorm
clear
rain showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
risk thund- derclearrain shwrsclearclearsome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsclearclearsome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudsclearclear
3-1--------------------
2728282628282728282728282728272627272627272723
2526282525272526272526282425272325272425272423
2728282628282728282728282728272627272627272723
-6:22--6:22--6:22--6:22--6:20--6:20--6:20--6:20
--6:22--6:22--6:22--6:22--6:21--6:21--6:21--

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Wed night. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Thu morning, min 25°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Sun afternoon, min 23°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Rivermouth (Hikkaduwa) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Rivermouth (Hikkaduwa) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Rivermouth (Hikkaduwa) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Rivermouth (Hikkaduwa) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Rivermouth (Hikkaduwa)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Rivermouth (Hikkaduwa) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Rivermouth is 14 km (9 miles) from the city of Ambalangoda. If you plan a holiday in West Sri Lanka, look for hotels and other accommodation in Ambalangoda. Ambalangoda has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.