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Green Pole 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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Green Pole Surf Guide

Green Pole in Okinawa is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the west. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the optimum wave angle is from the northeast.. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for coral, urchins, rips and sharks.

Green Pole Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
22.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Green Pole:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

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

Explore Green Pole Location Map

Interactive Green Pole 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 Green Pole is Naha Airport (OKA) in Japan, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Green Pole is Kadena Ab Airport (DNA), also in Japan, 26 km (16 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Green Pole Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 25 January 2021, 19:35 Local Time
MonTue
6PM9PM0AM3AM
Wave (m) 0.9
NE
0.9
NE
1.0
NE
1.0
NE
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 5
ESE 5
ENE 5
NNE
Wind State cross-
on
glass glass cross-
on

Swell History at Green Pole

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

Wind History at Green Pole

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

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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    14km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    19km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    22km away

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