Windsurfing in Sri Lanka

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There’s no greater thrill than skimming across the surface of the water and Sri Lanka will provide you with with some of the best wind surfing experiences, which will help enhance your holiday. There are many advantages surfing in Sri Lanka, first is that you do not need to wear protective clothing against the cold as this is a tropical island where you can experience tropical temperatures all round the year. The second is that depending on your skill level there are many beaches that you can choose form. The third advantage is that wind surfing is relatively cheap in Sri Lanka in comparison to western countries.

The best time for wind surfing are during November to April along the South western and Southern coastal belts and April to September along the Eastern coastal belt.

Some of the wind surfing locations are:

Surf Point South Coast Type Skills Direction Time
From To
Main Point (A Frame) Reef Medium Professional L + R November April
Bennis Point Shallow Reef Medium Professional L November April
Beach Break Sand + Reef All Standard L + R December April
Local Point Sand + Reef All Standard L + R November April
Ovakanda Point Sand + Reef Beginner Medium L December April
Buddha Bay Reef Beginner Medium L + R November April
Kenji Point Sand Botom Professional L November April
Kabalana Point Shallow Reef Beginner Medium L November April
Midigama Right Reef Medium Professional R November April
Plantation Shallow Reef Medium Professional L + R November April
Mirissa Reef All Standard R November April
Dikwella Sand Botom All Standard R November April
Tangalle Reef Medium Professional R November April

Surf Point East Coast Type Skills Direction Time
From To
Main Point Reef Medium Professional Right April October
Baby Point Sand Botom Beginner Medium Right June October
Crocodile Point Sand Botom Beginner Medium Right May October
Peanut Farm (1 st Break) Sand Botom Beginner Medium Right June October
Peanut Farm (2 nd Break) Sand Botom Medium Professional Right May October
Okanda Point Sand Botom All Standard Right May October
Secret Point Sand Botom All Standard Right June October
Potuvil Point Sand Botom All Standard Right June October
Whiskey Point Sand Botom All Standard Right May October
Light House Point Sand Botom All Standard Right June October
Green Room Point Sand Botom All Standard Right June October

 

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