Continent
Asia
Country
Sri Lanka
Next Big City
Colombo
Next Town
Bentota
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
No information

Water

Type:
Chop
Hazards:
No information
Quality:
No information
Best Tide:
No information

SW monsoon: rough and dangerous chop. NE monsoon: smooth but offshore winds.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Trees
Beach Users:
No information

Beach is sandy with palm trees. Not much depth, not ideal for kiting.

Weather

Spring:
Shorts
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorts
Winter:
Shorts

Very hot location. 30┬░C and humid. Very warm water (27┬░C).

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
SW
Main Direction:
NE, SW

This is not a very good spot for kite or windsurfing as the wind is nearly always about 8 knots. When it picks up it is gusty and is generally a tropical storm. The two monsoons means the wind is always either directly onshore or directly offshore. SW monsoon: onshore. NE monsoon: offshore.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
No information

From Colombo drive south along the coast until you hit Bentota.

Extra information

Rules
None

No rules, just speak to any water sports center first.

Nightlife

No information