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Tiger Stripes ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Tiger Stripes Surf Guide

Tiger Stripes in Huvadhoo Atoll is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf Offshore winds are from the north northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. There is a left hand reef break. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of coral, sharks and rips.

Tiger Stripes Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
29.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tiger Stripes:

The best conditions reported for surf at Tiger Stripes occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Tiger Stripes 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 40% of the time in March while 16% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 44% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
40%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
16%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
44%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Tiger Stripes Location Map

Interactive Tiger Stripes 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 Tiger Stripes is Male International Airport (MLE) in Maldives, which is 434 km (270 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Tiger Stripes is Thiruvananthapuram International (Trivandrum) Airport (TRV) in India, 991 km (616 miles) away.

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Tiger Stripes Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 13:24 Local Time
Tuesday 02
2PM5PM8PM11PM
Wave (m) 0.8
SE
0.9
SE
0.9
SE
1.0
SE
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 25
NNE 20
NE 20
NE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Tiger Stripes

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

Wind History at Tiger Stripes

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

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    • Icon  s43.7
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    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    12km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
    12km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    13km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    14km away

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