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

Overall: 3.2

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Chikura break guidePhoto by: Rigue

Chikura Surf Guide

Chikura in Kanagawa and Chiba is an exposed beach break that does not work very often. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the northwest. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the best wave direction is from the south. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Chikura Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
17.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Chikura:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Chikura with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 10% of the time in February while 17% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 73% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
10%
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
73%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Chikura Location Map

Interactive Chikura 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 Chikura is Oshima Airport (OIM) in Japan, 58 km (36 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Chikura is Tokyo International Airport (HND), also in Japan, 70 km (43 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Chikura Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 20:44 Local Time
ThuFri
6PM9PM0AM3AM
Wave (m) 1.2
ESE
1.2
ESE
1.2
ESE
1.6
E
Period (s) 10 10 9 9
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 20
E 15
E 15
E
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Chikura

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

Wind History at Chikura

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

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    • Icon  s33.2
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    12km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    17km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    23km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    24km away

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