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Hanamizu River ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Hanamizu River Surf Guide

Hanamizu River in Kanagawa and Chiba is a quite exposed beach/sandbar break that has pretty consitent surf Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the best wave direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water.

Hanamizu River Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  beachBeach/sandbarIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Hanamizu River:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Hanamizu River 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 3% of the time in October while 10% 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
3%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
10%
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 Hanamizu River Location Map

Interactive Hanamizu River 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 Hanamizu River is Yokota Ab Airport (OKO) in Japan, 51 km (32 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Hanamizu River is Tokyo International Airport (HND), also in Japan, 55 km (34 miles) away.

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Hanamizu River Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 1 October 2020, 08:39 Local Time
Thursday 01
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 0.6
E
0.6
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
ESE 5
E 5
ENE 15
NE
Wind State cross-
on
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Swell History at Hanamizu River

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

Wind History at Hanamizu River

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

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