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

Overall: 2.7

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Big Ben Spot ID

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Type: beach/jetty

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.9 °C

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Friday, 21 February 2020, 09:51 Local time
Thursday 20
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
N 10
N 5
Wind State cross-
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Big Ben in Kanagawa and Chiba is an exposed beach/jetty break that has inconsistent surf The best wind direction is from the northwest. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Sometimes crowded. Water quality is rather poor here.

Japan wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kamogawa, Tiba, Japan, 4 km from Big Ben.

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Big Ben Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kamogawa, 2 km from Big Ben.


Dry and part cloudy
Air temperature
4.8 °C

Current weather near Big Ben

Overall Big Ben Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February


Surf stats for Big Ben: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Big Ben: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Big Ben Location Maps

Big Ben Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Big Ben:

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Kazusa Katuura
    7 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    10 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    16 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Big Ben is Tokyo International Airport (HND) in Japan, 58 km (36 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Big Ben is New Tokyo International Airport (NRT), also in Japan, 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is Oshima Airport (OIM) in Japan, 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Yokota Ab Airport (OKO) in Japan is 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Miyakejima Airport (MMY), also in Japan is the fifth nearest airport to Big Ben and is 127 km (79 miles) away.
Big Ben break location map and break info

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