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

Overall: 2.7

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Fukuoka Surf Guide

Fukuoka in Kyu Shu is a reasonably exposed beach and reef break. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the ideal wave angle is from the north. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights as well as left and right hand reef breaks.. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Fukuoka Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and reefIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
22.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fukuoka:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Fukuoka with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 1% of the time in January while 12% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 87% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
1%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
12%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
87%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Fukuoka Location Map

Interactive Fukuoka 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 Fukuoka is Iki Airport (IKI) in Japan, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Fukuoka is Fukuoka Airport (FUK), also in Japan, 39 km (24 miles) away.

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Fukuoka Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
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Swell History at Fukuoka

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

Wind History at Fukuoka

Wind stats for Fukuoka, 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 Fukuoka. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s22.4
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    82km away
    • Icon beachBeach/sandbar
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    190km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: consistent
    194km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    195km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    196km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Fukuoka: