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

Overall: 3.2

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Californias Surf Guide

Californias in Okinawa is a reasonably exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. The favoured time of year for waves is autumn. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave angle is from the north. Both right (best) and left reef breaks.. Likely to be crowded if working. Beware of rips, coral and sharks.

Californias Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Californias:

The best conditions reported for surf at Californias occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Californias with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 39% of the time in December while 21% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 40% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
39%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
21%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
40%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Californias Location Map

Interactive Californias 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 Californias is Kadena Ab Airport (DNA) in Japan, 2 km (1 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Californias is Naha Airport (OKA), also in Japan, 20 km (12 miles) away.

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Californias Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 10:42 Local Time
Wednesday 23
12PM3PM6PM9PM
Wave (m) -
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0.1
E
0.1
E
Period (s) - - 8 11
Wind (km/h)
25
30
25
20
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Californias

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

Wind History at Californias

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

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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