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

Overall: 3.3

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Chokusen Surf Guide

Chokusen in Kyu Shu is an exposed reef break that has unreliable waves Offshore winds blow from the west. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the best wave direction is from the southeast. Both left and right reef breaks. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of rips and rocks.

Chokusen Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
21.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Chokusen:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Chokusen with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 48% of the time in July while 38% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 14% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
48%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
38%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
14%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Chokusen Location Map

Interactive Chokusen 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 Chokusen is Miyazaki Airport (KMI) in Japan, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Chokusen is Kagoshima Airport (KOJ), also in Japan, 73 km (45 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Chokusen Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 04:42 Local Time
Sunday 16
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 0.8
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
Period (s) 9 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 15
SSW 25
SSW 25
SSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Chokusen

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

Wind History at Chokusen

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Chokusen. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    0km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    6km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    12km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Chokusen: