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Ikumi Beach Surf Guide

Ikumi Beach in Shikoku is an exposed beach break that does not work very often Ideal winds are from the west northwest. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the best wave direction is from the east southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Crowds may reach hazard levels at this break - consider wearing a lid.

Ikumi Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
20.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ikumi Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ikumi Beach occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Ikumi Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 26% of the time in May while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 30% 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 Ikumi Beach Location Map

Interactive Ikumi Beach 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 Ikumi Beach is Kochi Airport (KCZ) in Japan, 57 km (35 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ikumi Beach is Tokushima Airport (TKS), also in Japan, 74 km (46 miles) away.

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Ikumi Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 30 May 2023, 19:46 Local Time
Wave (m)
Period (s) 13 13 13 14
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Ikumi Beach

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

Wind History at Ikumi Beach

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Ikumi Beach:

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