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Balls Bowls ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Balls Bowls Surf Guide

Balls Bowls in Okinawa is a quite exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the west. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the best wave direction is from the northeast. Both left and right reef breaks. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of rocks and coral.

Balls Bowls Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  reefReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent27.9°C

Surfing Balls Bowls:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Japan wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Balls Bowls sea temperature, Balls Bowls photographs, Balls Bowls detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Balls Bowls webcams, current wind from Okinawa live weather stations and Balls Bowls 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 Balls Bowls


Balls Bowls Surf:

Monday, 6 July 2020, 22:11 Local time
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6PM9PM0AM3AM
Wave (m) 0.4
ESE
0.8
S
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-
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-
Period (s) 8 6 - -
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 20
S 20
SSW 20
SSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross-
off
cross-
off



Tide Times:

At Balls Bowls (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Balls Bowls Tide Times and Tide Chart


Live Weather:

At Miyagijima, 10 km from Balls Bowls.

light winds from the SSW

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Dry
Air temperature
28.1 °C

Current weather near Balls Bowls

Overall Balls Bowls Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Surf stats for Balls Bowls: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for Balls Bowls: see the variation in direction and stength by month.



Balls Bowls Location Maps

Balls Bowls Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Balls Bowls:

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Wave buoys nearest to Balls Bowls:

Tide stations nearest to Balls Bowls:

  • Closest tide station
    Isikawa
    7 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Sukku
    8 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Nago
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Hesikiya
    11 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Awase
    12 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Balls Bowls is Kadena Ab Airport (DNA) in Japan, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Balls Bowls is Naha Airport (OKA), also in Japan, 42 km (26 miles) away.
  • Third is Yoron Airport (RNJ) in Japan, 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Kumejima Airport (UEO) in Japan is 124 km (77 miles) away.
  • Tokunoshima Airport (TKN), also in Japan is the fifth nearest airport to Balls Bowls and is 179 km (111 miles) away.
Balls Bowls break location map and break info