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

Overall: 3.2

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Turtles Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.0 °C

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Thursday, 19 October 2017, 10:57 Local time
Thursday 19
12PM3PM6PM9PM
Wave (m) 0.8
NNW
0.8
NNW
0.9
N
1.0
N
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 15
ENE 20
NE 25
NE
Wind State off off off off

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Turtles in Okinawa is a fairly exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave angle is from the north. A reef breaks left. Best around low tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of rips, coral and sharks.

Japan wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Chatan, 3 km from Turtles.

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Turtles Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kadena Air Force Base Airport, 3 km from Turtles.

light winds from the E

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Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
28.3 °C

Current weather near Turtles

Overall Turtles Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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    2 mi
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    6 mi
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    8 mi
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    8 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    11 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Turtles is Kadena Ab Airport (DNA) in Japan, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Turtles is Naha Airport (OKA), also in Japan, 18 km (11 miles) away.
  • Third is Kumejima Airport (UEO) in Japan, 103 km (64 miles) away.
  • Yoron Airport (RNJ) in Japan is 103 km (64 miles) away.
  • Tokunoshima Airport (TKN), also in Japan is the fifth nearest airport to Turtles and is 202 km (125 miles) away.
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