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Latitude: 6° 7.172' N
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From the international airport of Negombo, follow the "Galle Road" till arrive to Hikkadwa. The Spot in in the south of this town, on the left of "Mambo Guest House"
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Main Reef
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest, South
Good wind directionNorth, SouthEast, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide positionLow and mid tide
Best tide movementFalling tide
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdUltra crowded
- Rips / undertow
The best time to surf Main Point is in the early morning, when nobody's on the line up...
By squash , 30-11-2005
Listen - This wave is fun but not 'world class' whatever that means, its short, fickle and off season to shallow. Plus the place is far too busy, go east.
By anonymous , 27-10-2005
- good wave not world class , laid back , and cheapish smoke, midigama and aragum better
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