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Kamakura ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 1.7

Overall: 2.9

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Kamakura Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.1 °C

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Saturday, 23 March 2019, 09:46 Local time
Saturday 23
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 9 10 11 10
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
E 15
E 25
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross-

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Kamakura in Kanagawa and Chiba is an exposed beach break that has unreliable waves Offshore winds blow from the north. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water.

Japan wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kamakura, 2 km from Kamakura.

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Kamakura Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Zushi Kanagawa, 3 km from Kamakura.

light winds from the N

Air temperature
5 °C

Current weather near Kamakura

Buoy Data:

At Dainikaiho, 12 miles from Kamakura.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.70
Dominant period (s) 3.6 3.3 3.2 3.2

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Overall Kamakura Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Town and city forecasts close to Kamakura:

  • Closest city location
    1 mi
  • Second closest city location
    2 mi
  • Third closest city location
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    6 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Kamakura is Tokyo International Airport (HND) in Japan, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Kamakura is Yokota Ab Airport (OKO), also in Japan, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is Oshima Airport (OIM) in Japan, 60 km (37 miles) away.
  • New Tokyo International Airport (NRT) in Japan is 92 km (57 miles) away.
  • Miyakejima Airport (MMY), also in Japan is the fifth nearest airport to Kamakura and is 137 km (85 miles) away.
Kamakura break location map and break info

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