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Type: breakwater

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.0 °C

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Monday, 21 January 2019, 14:53 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.8
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.8
SW
Period (s) 9 9 8 8
Wind (km/h) 25
NW 10
WNW 0
W 0
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Wind State off cross-
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Katagai in Chiba is a reasonably exposed breakwater break that is often working Offshore winds are from the northwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave direction is from the southeast. The breakwater break provides left and right handers. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Likely to be crowded if working. The water quality here is rather suspect.

Japan wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs


Tide Times:

At Katagai (0 km).

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Katagai Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Yokoshiba-hikari, 14 km from Katagai.

light winds from the NW

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Air temperature
10.2 °C

Current weather near Katagai

Buoy Data:

At Kashima Port, 30 miles from Katagai.

  11AM 12PM 1PM 2PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.97
0.92
0.97
0.98
Dominant period (s) 6.0 6.1 5.7 6.4

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Overall Katagai Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Katagai Location Maps

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Katagai:

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  • Closest break
    11 mi
  • Second closest break
    14 mi
  • Third closest break
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest break
    20 mi
  • Fifth closest break
    23 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Katagai:

Tide stations nearest to Katagai:

  • Closest tide station
    19 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    20 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    20 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    20 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    23 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Katagai:

  • Closest city location
    5 mi
  • Second closest city location
    6 mi
  • Third closest city location
    8 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    11 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    12 mi
Katagai break location map and break info

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