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Ikei Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 2.9

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Ikei Island Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.1 °C

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Saturday, 19 January 2019, 11:21 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 10
SSE 10
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Ikei Island in Okinawa is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the west southwest. 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. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of coral, urchins, rips and sharks.

Japan wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Balls Bowls, 8 km from Ikei Island.

IS AT (local time)

Ikei Island Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Miyagijima, 5 km from Ikei Island.

light winds from the ESE

Dry and cloudy
Air temperature
19.3 °C

Current weather near Ikei Island

Buoy Data:

At Nakagusuku Bay Port, 11 miles from Ikei Island.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 6 hr 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr
Wave height (m) 0.84
Dominant period (s) 5.8 5.9 6.5 12.4

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Overall Ikei Island Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Ikei Island:

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Wave buoys nearest to Ikei Island:

Tide stations nearest to Ikei Island:

  • Closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    13 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to Ikei Island:

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Town and city forecasts close to Ikei Island:

  • Closest city location
    9 mi
  • Second closest city location
    9 mi
  • Third closest city location
    13 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    16 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Ikei Island is Kadena Ab Airport (DNA) in Japan, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ikei Island is Naha Airport (OKA), also in Japan, 42 km (26 miles) away.
  • Third is Yoron Airport (RNJ) in Japan, 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Kumejima Airport (UEO) in Japan is 128 km (80 miles) away.
  • Tokunoshima Airport (TKN), also in Japan is the fifth nearest airport to Ikei Island and is 182 km (113 miles) away.
Ikei Island break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ikei Island, Okinawa. Use the tab navigation above to view Ikei Island sea temperature, Ikei Island photographs, Ikei Island detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ikei Island webcams, current wind from Okinawa live weather stations and Ikei Island 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 Ikei Island.