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Asakawa Surf Guide

Asakawa in Shikoku is a quite exposed point break that has inconsistent surf Ideal winds are from the north northwest. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the optimum wave angle is from the southeast.Surfers ride left hand point. Best around high tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Rocks are a hazard.

Asakawa Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
26.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Asakawa:

The best conditions reported for surf at Asakawa occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Asakawa with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 24% of the time in October while 17% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 59% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
24%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
17%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
59%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Asakawa Location Map

Interactive Asakawa 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 Asakawa is Tokushima Airport (TKS) in Japan, 60 km (37 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Asakawa is Kochi Airport (KCZ), also in Japan, 66 km (41 miles) away.

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Asakawa Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 October 2022, 04:19 Local Time
Saturday 08
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m)
0.5
ESE
0.5
ESE
0.5
ESE
0.5
ESE
Period (s) 9 10 10 10
Wind (km/h)
20
25
25
25
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Asakawa

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

Wind History at Asakawa

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

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