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Malibu ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.9

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Malibu Spot ID

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Malibu

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: -1.2 °C

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Monday, 30 May 2016, 19:44 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.0
E
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1.6
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Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
NE 25
ENE 20
NE 20
NNE
Wind State cross cross cross cross-
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Malibu in Kanagawa and Chiba is an exposed reef break that has unreliable waves Ideal winds are from the northwest. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the best wave direction is from the southeast. There is a right breaking reef. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Japan wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Katsuura, 3 km from Malibu.

IS AT (local time)

Malibu Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Katsuura, 2 km from Malibu.

light winds from the N

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Continuous light rain
Air temperature
17.9 °C

Current weather near Malibu

Overall Malibu Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Malibu Location Maps

Malibu Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Malibu:

  • Closest city location
    13 mi
  • Second closest city location
    19 mi
  • Third closest city location
    25 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    27 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    28 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Malibu is Tokyo International Airport (HND) in Japan, 67 km (42 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Malibu is New Tokyo International Airport (NRT), also in Japan, 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • Third is Oshima Airport (OIM) in Japan, 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • Yokota Ab Airport (OKO) in Japan is 111 km (69 miles) away.
  • Miyakejima Airport (MMY), also in Japan is the fifth nearest airport to Malibu and is 138 km (86 miles) away.
Malibu break location map and break info

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


Do you have old images of surf? Simply upload them to the photo gallery and we will search our vast archive of forecasts and display the open water swell sizes, directions and periods, as well as wind and tide at the time of the image. It's a really useful way of knowing what to look for in the forecast tables.