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

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Malibu Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Chiba, Japan)

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Malibu Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.0 °C

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Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 15:39 Local time

Tuesday 31
12PM 3PM 6PM 9PM
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 8 7 4 5
Wind (km/h) 35
SSW 40
SSW 40
SSW 45
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Malibu in Chiba is an exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf Offshore winds are from the northwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave direction is from the southeast. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

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Tide Times:

For Katsuura, 3 km from Malibu.

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Live Weather:

At Katsuura, 2 km from Malibu.

fresh winds from the SSW

Air temperature
19.0 °C

Current weather near Malibu

Overall Malibu Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Malibu:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Matsube Bay 1 mi
Second closest break Hebara 3 mi
Third closest break Kuminatu 5 mi
Fourth closest break Onjuku 7 mi
Fifth closest break Amatu 8 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Malibu:

Closest wave buoy Western Aleutians Buoy 2213 mi
Second closest wave buoy Bering Sea Buoy 2464 mi
Third closest wave buoy Southeast Bering Sea Buoy 2643 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Shumagin Islands Buoy 3088 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy South Aleutians Buoy 3338 mi

Tide stations nearest to Malibu:

Closest tide station Katsuura 2 mi
Second closest tide station Kazusa Katuura 4 mi
Third closest tide station Ohara 8 mi
Fourth closest tide station Kamogawa 14 mi
Fifth closest tide station Kisarazu 27 mi

snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Malibu:

Closest ski area Hakone Picnic Garden Snowboard Park (Japan) 74 mi
Second closest ski area Snow Town Yeti (Japan) 89 mi
Third closest ski area Kamui Misaka (Japan) 94 mi
Fourth closest ski area Fujiten Snow Resort (Japan) 94 mi
Fifth closest ski area Fujiten Snow Resort (Japan) 95 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Malibu:

Closest city location Kawaguchi (Japan) 13 mi
Second closest city location Mobara (Japan) 19 mi
Third closest city location Oami (Japan) 25 mi
Fourth closest city location Kisarazu (Japan) 27 mi
Fifth closest city location Kimitsu (Japan) 28 mi
  • 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.
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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.


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