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Balls Bowls ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Balls Bowls Spot ID

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.2 °C

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Monday, 16 September 2019, 23:22 Local time
Tuesday 17
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 20
NNE 20
NNE 25
Wind State cross-

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Balls Bowls in Okinawa is a quite exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the west. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the best wave direction is from the northeast. Both left and right reef breaks. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of rocks and coral.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Balls Bowls Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Miyagijima, 10 km from Balls Bowls.

moderate winds from the NNE

Air temperature
27.3 °C

Current weather near Balls Bowls

Overall Balls Bowls Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Tide stations nearest to Balls Bowls:

  • Closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    8 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    12 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Balls Bowls:

  • Closest city location
    9 mi
  • Second closest city location
    9 mi
  • Third closest city location
    10 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    12 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    15 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Balls Bowls is Kadena Ab Airport (DNA) in Japan, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Balls Bowls is Naha Airport (OKA), also in Japan, 42 km (26 miles) away.
  • Third is Yoron Airport (RNJ) in Japan, 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Kumejima Airport (UEO) in Japan is 124 km (77 miles) away.
  • Tokunoshima Airport (TKN), also in Japan is the fifth nearest airport to Balls Bowls and is 179 km (111 miles) away.
Balls Bowls break location map and break info

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