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

Overall: 3.3

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Gomoda Surf Guide

Gomoda in Shikoku is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf Offshore winds blow from the north northwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the southeast. A right hand reef break. Rarely crowded here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Gomoda Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Gomoda:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Gomoda with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 37% of the time in October while 24% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 39% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
37%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
24%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
39%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Gomoda Location Map

Interactive Gomoda 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 Gomoda is Tokushima Airport (TKS) in Japan, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Gomoda is Nanki Shirahama (Nanki-shirahama) Airport (SHM), also in Japan, 60 km (37 miles) away.

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Gomoda Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 06:01 Local Time
Thursday 22
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 1.0
SSW
1.0
SSW
0.7
SSW
1.0
SSW
Period (s) 14 14 15 15
Wind (km/h) 25
NNW 25
N 25
N 20
N
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Gomoda

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

Wind History at Gomoda

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

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    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s22.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    17km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    19km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    21km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    37km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    40km away

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