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Latitude: 6° 1.888' N
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Access is after the bridge from Unuwatuna, the main road to Galle off the main road. The place is also famous for fishing.
DistanceIn the city
WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Devata, Galle
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouth, SouthEast
Good wind directionNorth, NorthWest
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdFew surfers
If staying at Surf City ask Imco as he surfs here often with a local guy from Unuwatuna who is really chilled. Alternatively pop into the Sahana one stop before Galle on the main road from Unuwatuna and have some food then cruise to the beach out their back entrance.
Very friendly chilled curious locals.
Good wave for beginners really fun can get fast when big. If over 4 feet try towards the hotel side of the beach as it sometimes wraps around the point.
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