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West Sri Lanka Surf

Detailed West Sri Lanka surf forecast maps and the latest eyeball surf report from local surfers in the region. Near-shore swell is shown on the map together with the surf forecast rating for spots in West Sri Lanka. Find the best places to surf in offshore conditions by selecting the wind option on the forecast map. Windsurfers and kite surfers can also use this option to find more favorable cross-shore conditions in West Sri Lanka. Our local Wavefinder indicates where some of the best conditions are likely to be found in West Sri Lanka over the next 7 days. Surf photos from West Sri Lanka and reviews of the best spots and surfing conditions have been provided by local surfers.

West Sri Lanka Surf Forecast

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West Sri Lanka Surf Forecast map for predicting the best wave and wind conditions across the region. For surfers, the map shows the most powerful swell tracking across near-shore open water and not the peak waves experienced by boats out at sea. Move your mouse over the ocean swell symbols or the surf breaks on the coastline to see a more detailed surf forecast including wave period and wind conditions. The forecast updates every 6 hours and most live weather reports update every hour. You can animate the West Sri Lanka Surf map or show live wind and wave conditions as reported from wavebuoys and local weather stations. Surf breaks shown along the West Sri Lanka coastline are also listed below.

West Sri Lanka Photos

West Sri Lanka Wavefinder

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Best forecast wave conditions in West Sri Lanka
BeruwelaBeach break hikkaduwaBeach break hikkaduwaBalapitiyaDondraDondraDondraBalapitiyaDondraDondraBalapitiyaBalapitiyaDondraBeach break hikkaduwaBeach break hikkaduwaMetigama rightBeach break hikkaduwaBeach break hikkaduwa
Rating1
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1
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.5

S
0.8

SSE
0.8

SSE
0.7

SSW
1.1

SSE
1.1

SSE
1.1

SSE
0.7

S
1.0

SSE
1.0

SSE
0.5

SW
0.7

SW
0.9

SSW
0.8

SSW
0.8

SSW
0.8

SSW
0.7

SSW
0.8

SSE
Period(s) (?)121010111110101010101615151414141310
Energy(?)68131105130256251241102216210122242309236220207154109
Wind
(km/h)
5 SE5
10 WSW10
10 W10
5 E5
10 SSE10
5 SSW5
5 E5
10 SW10
10 SSE10
5 ESE5
10 WSW10
10 SSW10
5 SSW5
10 SW10
10 SW10
5 WSW5
10 SW10
10 SW10
Wind State(?)glassoncross-
on
glassoncross-
on
glassononglassoncross-
on
glasscross-
on
oncross-
on
onon
High Tide
/ height (m)
1:55AM
2:17PM

2:34AM

2:39PM
2:56AM

3:10PM
2:11AM
3:01AM

3:22PM
3:40AM

3:51PM
4:02AM

4:12PM
Low Tide
/ height (m)

8:02AM
8:22PM
7:58PM
8:38PM
8:22AM

9:00PM
8:42AM

9:10PM
9:03AM

9:44PM
9:36AM

8:15AM
10:07PM
9:56AM

thunderstorm
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
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partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
thunderstorm
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
Summary
risk thund- derclearrisk thund- derrisk thund- derclearsome cloudssome cloudsclearsome cloudssome cloudsclearrisk thund- derclearclearsome cloudsclearsome cloudsclear
Rain (mm)
4-27-------3------
High °C
282929282929282929282928282929282929
Low °C
252729262829262729262728262829262829
Chill °C (?)
282929282929282929282928282929282929
Sunrise
-6:03--6:01--6:03--6:01--6:01--6:01-
Sunset
--6:16--6:15--6:15--6:17--6:16--6:16
Swell1 (m) & direction
0.5

S
0.8

SSE
0.8

SSE
0.7

SSW
1.1

SSE
1.1

SSE
1.1

SSE
0.7

S
1.0

SSE
1.0

SSE
0.6

S
0.7

SW
1.0

SSE
0.9

SSE
0.9

SE
0.8

SSE
0.8

SSE
0.8

SSE
Period (s)121010111110101010101015101010101010
Swell2 (m) & direction
0.3

SSW
0.3

SSW
0.5

S
0.2

S
0.3

SSW
0.3

SSW
0.3

SSW
0.4

SW
0.5

SSW
0.5

SSW
0.5

SW
0.6

S
0.9

SSW
0.8

SSW
0.8

SSW
0.8

SSW
0.7

SSW
0.5

SSW
Period (s)91212131615161615141610151414141313
Wind waves (m) & direction
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-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-
0.4

WSW
0.2

W
Period (s)----------------34


West Sri Lanka Surf Breaks

We hope you find the new 12-day forecasts and additional details useful.

Kudos to everyone who helped us debug this over the past 3 months.

Be sure to click on the Advanced Surf option to see extra details about the sea-state. Look out for crossing swells and short period local wind swells and chop that will often spoil a groundswell even if the wind is perfect. As yet there is no allowance for this in the swell rating. This is something we are working on.