Maldives Sultans Forecat

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BlakeR started the topic in Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018 at 10:19pm

Hi All. Heading to Club Med Kani on the weekend and wondering where I could find the best forecast for the North Male Atoll? Want to surf around Sultan’s, Jails, Ninja’s area.

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mackdog commented Friday, 14 Sep 2018 at 3:07pm

Cant help you BlakeR, but as I am off to the Maldives late next week too can anyone else point to a reasonably accurate source for swell forecasting for Maldives.
Is MSW any good?
I recall Donweather used to get multiple requests for his input. Any tips for the weekend and sept 20-30 DW?

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belly commented Friday, 14 Sep 2018 at 3:25pm

If you're there this weekend+ the swell generation should have occurred and/or is occurring now. The low sitting under the bite now should hopefully give you some waves as you need a more south orientated swell to refract back in. My last tip is read the Bali / ments notes. Hope for mentions of south swell and I'm guessing add another day onto the ments forecast for swell travel time. Enjoy!!

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carpetman commented Friday, 14 Sep 2018 at 4:34pm

DW knows better than me but heres my 2c...

Ok pattern for this next week. Should be head high to HH+, expect bigger up at cokes. Should see SE trade swell peak around 22nd, head high and a half, maybe bigger. Then downward trend with not much after 23rd. See what the models do but wouldn't expect much for the week following 23rd.

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carpetman commented Friday, 14 Sep 2018 at 4:38pm

Haven't been for a long time and haven't looked at forecasts either so could be waaaay off.

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