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Weligama ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.1

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Weligama break guidePhoto by: Thomas pugliese

Weligama Surf Guide

Weligama in SW is an exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the north. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers mainly left hand waves as well as a right hand reef break.. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Pollution may be a hazard at this break.

Weligama Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
30.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Weligama:

The best conditions reported for surf at Weligama occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Weligama 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 53% of the time in January while 25% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 22% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Weligama Location Map

Interactive Weligama 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 Weligama is Colombo Ratmalana Airport (RML) in Sri Lanka, which is 113 km (70 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Weligama is Bandaranaike International (Colombo) Airport (CMB), also in Sri Lanka, 149 km (93 miles) away.

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Weligama Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 08:28 Local Time
Wednesday 12
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 0
SSW 10
SSW 15
SW 15
Wind State glass on cross-

Swell History at Weligama

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

Wind History at Weligama

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

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