Californias Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell N | Wind ENE
Sea Temperature Today is: 23.6 °C
Californias in Okinawa is a reasonably exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. The favoured time of year for waves is autumn. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave angle is from the north. Both right (best) and left reef breaks.. Likely to be crowded if working. Beware of rips, coral and sharks.
Overall Californias Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April
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- The closest passenger airport to Californias is Kadena Ab Airport (DNA) in Japan, 2 km (1 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Californias is Naha Airport (OKA), also in Japan, 20 km (12 miles) away.
- Third is Yoron Airport (RNJ) in Japan, 101 km (63 miles) away.
- Kumejima Airport (UEO) in Japan is 103 km (64 miles) away.
- Tokunoshima Airport (TKN), also in Japan is the fifth nearest airport to Californias and is 200 km (124 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Californias, Okinawa. Use the tab navigation above to view Californias sea temperature, Californias photographs, Californias detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Californias webcams, current wind from Okinawa live weather stations and Californias 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 Californias.