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Sri Lanka Surf Reports and Surf Forecasts

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Conditions Summary
 Arugam Bay
 
2ft 15secs 207° 7mph WNW - Offshore - 302°
 Crocodile Rock
Star
2ft 7secs 9° 7mph WNW - Cross/offshore - 302°
 Okanda
Star
2ft 7secs 9° 7mph WNW - Cross/offshore - 302°
 Panama Rights
 
2ft 7secs 9° 7mph WNW - Offshore - 302°
 Peanut Farm
Star
2ft 7secs 9° 7mph WNW - Cross/offshore - 302°
 Gallé
Star Star Grey Star
2.5ft 15secs 208° 11mph NW - Cross shore - 316°
 Matara
Star Star Star
3ft 15secs 208° 6mph WNW - Offshore - 301°
Add a New Surf SpotRegional Overview
A relatively small, tropical island with an opposite east-west monsoon season, Sri Lanka has two distinct seasons on either side of the island. November to April brings morning offshore winds to the western side, centred around Hikkadua, where beach and reefs dominate. May to October brings the same conditions to the east centred around Arugam Bay. Here the occasional reef and a profusion of long, sand points offer relatively unchallenging but consistent waves. The waves here are from the same swells which regularly sweep up the Indian Ocean from the Roaing 40s. First surfed by Rusty Miller in 1965, this area is a popular leg of many travellers journeys and as such the surf can be crowded at the most popular spots. A long-running and recently escalated civil war has in the main had little impact upon the visiting surfer, but corruption is rife in a country still not fully recovered from the 2001 Tsunami. Sea temperatures remain steady at about 27ºC or 81ºF year-round.
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Local News
News Image Monteiro Lobos Champ
Brazil’s Marcos Monteiro taking the top prize of $10,000 in the season’s first Big Wave World Tour event.
News Image BWWT Gets Green Light
THE 2011/12 kicks off on Sat, May 28th at Punta de Lobos with face heights forecast in excess of 30ft.
News Image Merello's Lobos
PICHILEMU'S own Cristian Merello wins Quiksilver Ceremonial Punta De Lobos big wave contest in 30ft surf.
News Image Quiksilver Big Wave Surf Comp 2010
GREEN light: Quiksilver Big Wave Surf Competition in Chile “ON” for Wednesday, May 19, 2010
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