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Dragons Leaf ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Dragons Leaf Surf Guide

Dragons Leaf in Kyu Shu is an exposed reef break. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the best wave direction is from the south. A reef breaks right. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips and rocks.

Dragons Leaf Spot Info

Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
18.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dragons Leaf:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dragons Leaf 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 Dragons Leaf (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Dragons Leaf with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 33% of the time in September while 21% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 46% 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).

Explore Dragons Leaf Location Map

Interactive Dragons Leaf 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 Dragons Leaf is Oita Airport (OIT) in Japan, 80 km (50 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dragons Leaf is Kumamoto Airport (KMJ), also in Japan, 102 km (63 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.
Dragons Leaf Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 26 February 2021, 04:50 Local Time
Friday 26
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 7 7 7 8
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 25
NE 35
N 35
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

Swell History at Dragons Leaf

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

Wind History at Dragons Leaf

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

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    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    59km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    68km away

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