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Most of the breaks work all the time, but December till March is usually best with off-shore trade winds. Most breaks start working at 2 foot and will hold some bigger swells as well. If a Long distance 16 sec. swell hits, many other points start working and there is quality surf everywhere. The video below was shot by Dong Gi Kim who stayed at Plantation Surf Inn in November 2013, the video highlights the beauty of a lot of the local spots on small to medium swells and includes plantations, Rams and a couple of others you’ll have to come over to find for yourself 😉

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Plantations
Only a minute walk from the house! This submerged reef provides fun waves for intermediate and advanced surfers and breaks at all tides. Mostly a right, with some lefts depending on the swell and how the sand fills the reef in winter.  Really good and un-crowded in the early morning off shore. Starts to break at 2 ft and holds some size.

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Coconuts
On the other side of the beach at plantations is coconuts. fast and sometimes hollow lefts peel off before closing out dry reef. Not many people surf here because it is not visible from the main road. Enter the water at plantations and paddle to the peak.

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Rams
The best known break in the area. Short, shallow, hollow right hand barrel for advanced surfers. 3 minutes walk from our house

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Lazy left
Crumbling long left with a very easy paddle out. Gets better at size. Perfect for your first reef experience.

Just a short Tuk Tuk ride from the house you will also find:
Welligama
The perfect beginner/longboarder beach break. Long peeling waves, no rocks and no currents make this spot the best place to learn to surf anywhere in Sri Lanka
Kabalana
This A frame reef always works, but because of the same reason is usually crowded.

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