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Whiskey Point Surf Guide

Whiskey Point in East Sri Lanka is a fairly exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Works best in offshore winds from the west southwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. There is no point break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here.

Whiskey Point Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Whiskey Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Whiskey Point occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Whiskey Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 16% of the time in September while 1% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 83% 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).

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Whiskey Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 16 April 2021, 05:18 Local Time
Friday 16
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 5
W 5
W 5
Wind State cross-
off cross-

Swell History at Whiskey Point

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

Wind History at Whiskey Point

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

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