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Mainside ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Mainside Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.9 °C

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Sunday, 17 December 2017, 01:55 Local time
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Wave (m) 4.0
N
3.5
N
3.5
N
3.5
NNW
Period (s) 9 9 9 10
Wind (km/h) 55
N 50
NNE 45
NNE 45
NNE
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Mainside in Okinawa is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave direction is from the north. The right hand reef break is better than the left.. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for rips, coral and sharks.

Japan wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Toya, Okinawa, Japan, 7 km from Mainside.

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Mainside Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kadena Air Force Base Airport, 11 km from Mainside.

fresh winds from the N

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Air temperature
14 °C

Current weather near Mainside

Overall Mainside Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Mainside Location Maps

Mainside Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Mainside:

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Wave buoys nearest to Mainside:

Tide stations nearest to Mainside:

  • Closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    10 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    13 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to Mainside:

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Town and city forecasts close to Mainside:

  • Closest city location
    10 mi
  • Second closest city location
    11 mi
  • Third closest city location
    12 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    13 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    18 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Mainside is Kadena Ab Airport (DNA) in Japan, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Mainside is Naha Airport (OKA), also in Japan, 28 km (17 miles) away.
  • Third is Yoron Airport (RNJ) in Japan, 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Kumejima Airport (UEO) in Japan is 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Tokunoshima Airport (TKN), also in Japan is the fifth nearest airport to Mainside and is 194 km (120 miles) away.
Mainside break location map and break info

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