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Ulla ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 4.6

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Ulla Surf Guide

Ulla in South and West Norway is an exposed reef break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds are from the southeast with some shelter here from north winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Beware of rips, rocks.

Ulla Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s54.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
5.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ulla:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ulla occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Ulla with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 54% of the time in January while 43% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
54%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
43%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
3%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ulla Location Map

Interactive Ulla 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 Ulla is Vigra (Alesund) Airport (AES) in Norway, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ulla is Aro (Molde) Airport (MOL), also in Norway, 56 km (35 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Ulla Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 March 2021, 16:53 Local Time
Monday 08Tue
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 2.1
WSW
1.8
SW
1.6
SW
1.3
SW
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 55
SW 50
SW 45
SW 40
SSW
Wind State cross cross cross cross-
off

Swell History at Ulla

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

Wind History at Ulla

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

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    Reliability: consistent
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    Reliability: very consistent
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