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Dead Man's Land ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Dead Man's Land Surf Guide

Dead Man's Land in Shikoku is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the best wave direction is from the southeast. Best around high tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

Dead Man's Land Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dead Man's Land:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dead Man's Land occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Dead Man's Land with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 30% of the time in August while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 18% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Dead Man's Land 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 Dead Man's Land is Tokushima Airport (TKS) in Japan, 60 km (37 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dead Man's Land is Kochi Airport (KCZ), also in Japan, 67 km (42 miles) away.

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Dead Man's Land Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 20:53 Local Time
Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 6 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 30
NNE 30
NNE 25
NNE 25
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

Swell History at Dead Man's Land

Surf stats for Dead Man's Land, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Dead Man's Land

Wind stats for Dead Man's Land, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Dead Man's Land Reviews:

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Based on 1 vote.
  • Overall:Icon  s33.0
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s22.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s44.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s44.0
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kikoku from United States
“I found and surfed this point with locals back in the mid 70's. The real name is Tori-san Point because of the chicken shed right where you park.

Needs the right swell direction to miss the bad rocks on the reef.”

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