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Wijiya Beach (Dalawella) Surf Guide

Wijiya Beach (Dalawella) in West Sri Lanka is a fairly exposed reef break that is often working. Nov-April (Wet Season) provides favoured time of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. No reef break here. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

Wijiya Beach (Dalawella) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
29.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Wijiya Beach (Dalawella):

The best conditions reported for surf at Wijiya Beach (Dalawella) occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Wijiya Beach (Dalawella) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 13% of the time in April while 26% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 61% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
13%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
26%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
61%
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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Wijiya Beach (Dalawella) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 07:10 Local Time
Thursday 15
8:30AM11:30AM2:30PM5:30PM
Wave (m) 1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
0.9
SSW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 10
SW 10
SW 10
WSW
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Swell History at Wijiya Beach (Dalawella)

Surf stats for Wijiya Beach (Dalawella), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Wijiya Beach (Dalawella)

Wind stats for Wijiya Beach (Dalawella), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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    • Icon pointPoint
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    • Icon  s44.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef/jetty
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    6km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away

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