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Yonabaru ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Yonabaru Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.8 °C

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 19:27 Local time
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 5 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 40
NNE 40
NNE 40
NNE 35
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Yonabaru in Okinawa is a fairly exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the west. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave angle is from the northeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded

Japan wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Baten, Okinawa, Japan, 3 km from Yonabaru.

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Yonabaru Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Itokazu, 6 km from Yonabaru.

fresh winds from the NNE

Light rain
Air temperature
14.2 °C

Current weather near Yonabaru

Buoy Data:

At Naha Port, 8 miles from Yonabaru.

  3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.90
Dominant period (s) 6.8 6.6 6.9 6.5

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Overall Yonabaru Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to Yonabaru:

  • Closest city location
    3 mi
  • Second closest city location
    6 mi
  • Third closest city location
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    8 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Yonabaru is Naha Airport (OKA) in Japan, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Yonabaru is Kadena Ab Airport (DNA), also in Japan, 17 km (11 miles) away.
  • Third is Kumejima Airport (UEO) in Japan, 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • Yoron Airport (RNJ) in Japan is 113 km (70 miles) away.
  • Tokunoshima Airport (TKN), also in Japan is the fifth nearest airport to Yonabaru and is 213 km (132 miles) away.
Yonabaru break location map and break info

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