This Is The Very Best Of The Maldives In 2016

29 Nov 2016 0 Share

« 1 of 55 »

WORLD SURFARIS | Sponsored Gallery

THE BEST OF HUDHURANFUSHI IN 2016

Report & Gallery by Richard Kotch for World Surfaris

Our 2016 Hudhuranfushi Surf season started mid to late March and kicked off with consistent 2-4ft swell at Lohis (even when the waves further south were virtually flat). The weather was incredible with clear skies and light offshore winds or glassy conditions.

April brought us more of the same amazing conditions and a bigger swell towards the end of the month, but also a very small week (that was great for long boarding and less experienced surfers!)

May was super consistent. Plenty of mid-sized swell every week with some great fun days at Lohis, and epic sessions down at Jails.The weather was still great, though we did have a few ‘four seasons in one day’ days!

June – this is the month when you realise you are mid-season at one of the world’s most consistent waves, with no let up in sight. Waves every day.

July saw epic swell most of the month along with the worst week of the season (now known as the freak week) thrown in for good measure! A great month if you really want to see the Maldives as good as it gets!

August was more of the same with waves every day and some truly worldclass moments.

September had more non-stop swell and great weather. Swells felt slightly softer than the more powerful mid-season swells but many pristine days and such a good vibe on the point.

October started well then went small and windy before recovering to see out the season with glassy 3-4ft perfection, which is probably how it will start once again come March/April 2017.

See you next season! RICH.

SEE ALSO: Can You Believe This Was The Last 35 Days Straight In The Maldives?

Tags: gallery , maldives , lohis , worldsurfaris (create Alert from these tags)

blog comments powered by Disqus
More From Maldives
Everything A Surfer Could Hope For

Everything A Surfer Could Hope For

The Maldives September report

10 Oct 2016
Recent

High Performers Light Up Duranbah This Week

Standout Sessions: Crewsy, Macy Callaghan, Malia Manuel on the tear!

15 Feb 2020
Nick Carroll: A Few Things the Sponsored-Surfer Panic Has Missed

Nick Carroll: A Few Things the Sponsored-Surfer Panic Has Missed

1 13 Feb 2020
Standout Session: Snapper, Wednesday February 12, 2020

Standout Session: Snapper, Wednesday February 12, 2020

12 Feb 2020
Nick Carroll: Gold Coast up for Possible Legal Surf Zone Protection

Nick Carroll: Gold Coast up for Possible Legal Surf Zone Protection

3 12 Feb 2020
SurfAid 20th Anniversary Dinner: Celebrating 20 years of impact

SurfAid 20th Anniversary Dinner: Celebrating 20 years of impact

7 Feb 2020
Latest News

High Performers Light Up Duranbah This Week

Standout Sessions: Crewsy, Macy Callaghan, Malia Manuel on the tear!

Standout Session: Snapper, Wednesday February 12, 2020

Asher Pacey, Nick Vasicek, Mitch Crews, Conner Coffin, wipeouts and more!

SurfAid 20th Anniversary Dinner: Celebrating 20 years of impact

Come along for a fantastic night in support of SurfAid’s 20 years of impact

Popular This Week

Cyclone Uesi: Pulsing Snapper Thursday

Joel and Mitch Parkinson, Asher Pacey, Sheldon Simkus, Damon Harvey, Nick Vasicek and more score pumping waves at Snapper Rocks as Cyclone Uesi pushed swell in from the east.

Swell Alert: Tropical Cyclone Uesi is Inbound

Tropical Cyclone Uesi is primed to rock your world.

Taj Leaves Billabong, Channel 7 To Broadcast the WSL, and Mason Ho x Tommy Peterson x Sweet Hawaiian Sandbank

This Week In Surfing: Ten Things from Surfing & the Internet on the Week That Was February 14, 2020

The Hinako Islands and Six Need to Know Facts

An escape from reality with amazing waves, crystal clear water and friendly locals.

Go to Top