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Junkyards ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Junkyards Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.6 °C

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Sunday, 22 September 2019, 10:42 Local time
Sunday 22
Wave (m) 4.0
Period (s) 12 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 35
W 30
W 20
W 20
Wind State on cross-

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Junkyards in Okinawa is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the best wave direction is from the southwest. A choice of left and right reefs. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Hazards include rips, coral and sharks.

Japan wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Toya, Okinawa, Japan, 4 km from Junkyards.

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Junkyards Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kadena Air Force Base Airport, 2 km from Junkyards.

fresh winds from the WSW.(Wind varies from 023 to 038 degs)

Dry and cloudy
Air temperature
26.9 °C

Current weather near Junkyards

Overall Junkyards Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Town and city forecasts close to Junkyards:

  • Closest city location
    3 mi
  • Second closest city location
    7 mi
  • Third closest city location
    7 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    8 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    12 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Junkyards is Kadena Ab Airport (DNA) in Japan, 2 km (1 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Junkyards 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 Junkyards and is 200 km (124 miles) away.
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