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Big Ben ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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Big Ben Spot ID

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Type: beach/jetty

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.7 °C

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Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 04:04 Local time
Tuesday 24
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Wave (m) 1.4
S
0.9
SSW
1.1
S
0.7
E
Period (s) 11 11 10 11
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 20
NE 20
ENE 15
ENE
Wind State cross cross cross cross-
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Big Ben in Kanagawa and Chiba is an exposed beach/jetty break that has inconsistent surf The best wind direction is from the northwest. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Sometimes crowded. Water quality is rather poor here.

Japan wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kamogawa, Tiba, Japan, 4 km from Big Ben.

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Big Ben Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Obaradai Yokosuka shi wx, 39 km from Big Ben.

light winds from the ESE

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Air temperature
16.0 °C

Current weather near Big Ben

Overall Big Ben Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Town and city forecasts close to Big Ben:

  • Closest city location
    2 mi
  • Second closest city location
    17 mi
  • Third closest city location
    19 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    21 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    22 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Big Ben is Tokyo International Airport (HND) in Japan, 58 km (36 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Big Ben is New Tokyo International Airport (NRT), also in Japan, 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is Oshima Airport (OIM) in Japan, 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Yokota Ab Airport (OKO) in Japan is 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Miyakejima Airport (MMY), also in Japan is the fifth nearest airport to Big Ben and is 127 km (79 miles) away.
Big Ben break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Big Ben, Chiba. Use the tab navigation above to view Big Ben sea temperature, Big Ben photographs, Big Ben detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Big Ben webcams, current wind from Chiba live weather stations and Big Ben tide predictions. The Japan swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Japan and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Japan wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Big Ben.