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Maldives Surf Reports and Surf Forecasts

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 Air Equator Lefts
Star Star Star
3ft 13secs 179° 5mph SSE - Onshore - 158°
 Approach Lights
Star Star Star
3ft 13secs 179° 5mph SSE - Onshore - 158°
 Gaukendi Bridge
Star Star Star
3ft 13secs 179° 5mph SSE - Onshore - 158°
 Kanda Muli
Star Star Star
3ft 13secs 179° 5mph SSE - Onshore - 158°
 Kottey
Star Star
3ft 13secs 179° 5mph SSE - Cross shore - 158°
 Madihera
Star Star Star
3ft 13secs 179° 5mph SSE - Onshore - 158°
 Shangri-la
Star Star Star
3ft 13secs 179° 5mph SSE - Onshore - 158°
Add a New Surf SpotRegional Overview
Boat-trips and the occasional surf camp are the only ways to surf this unique group of 1,200 coral islands based around 26 atolls. Typically the reefs passes are deeper than in Indonesia and the South Pacific with classic set-ups abounding. Swells travelling south-west across to Indonesia bestow part of their energy on this chain before continuing their journey. Separated into the North Atolls and South Atolls (the south has the most spots) the region boasts year-round swell with high period being March to April. Two monsoon seasons, the north-east monsoon from December to April and the south west monsoon, from May to October breaks up the surfing season shifting the focus from north to south accordingly. Predominantly reef-passes, waves like Sultans and Tiger Stripes have developed deserved reputations for epic barrels and raw Indian Ocean power. Modern surfing was introduced to the Maldives in the late in 1973 by Tony Hinde. Sea temperatures remain steady at about 27ºC or 81ºF.
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