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

Overall: 3.0

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Aoura Surf Guide

Aoura in Kyu Shu is an exposed reef break that only works when conditions are just right. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Waves can be ok even in light onshore winds Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the best wave direction is from the northeast. The left reef break is best, but there is a right reef too.. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Take care of rips and rocks.

Aoura Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
19.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Aoura:

The best conditions reported for surf at Aoura occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Aoura (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Aoura with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 31% of the time in November while 31% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 38% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
31%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
31%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
38%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Aoura Location Map

Interactive Aoura surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Aoura is Miyazaki Airport (KMI) in Japan, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Aoura is Kagoshima Airport (KOJ), also in Japan, 73 km (45 miles) away.

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Aoura Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 26 February 2021, 07:54 Local Time
Friday 26
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 1.7
SE
1.7
SE
1.8
SE
3.0
NNE
Period (s) 7 8 8 7
Wind (km/h) 40
NNE 40
N 45
N 60
NNE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Aoura

Surf stats for Aoura, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Aoura

Wind stats for Aoura, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Aoura. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    6km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    13km away

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