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

Overall: 3.2

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Junkyards Surf Guide

Junkyards in Okinawa is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the best wave direction is from the southwest. A choice of left and right reefs. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Hazards include rips, coral and sharks.

Junkyards Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent27.9°C

Surfing Junkyards:

The best conditions reported for surf at Junkyards occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

Japan wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Junkyards sea temperature, Junkyards photographs, Junkyards detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Junkyards webcams, current wind from Okinawa live weather stations and Junkyards tide predictions. The Japan swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Japan and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Japan wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Junkyards


Junkyards Surf:

Sunday, 5 July 2020, 13:02 Local time
Sunday 05
12PM3PM6PM9PM
Wave (m) 0.5
W
0.6
W
0.8
WSW
0.6
W
Period (s) 6 5 5 6
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 20
SW 15
SW 15
SSW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on



Tide Times:

For Toya, Okinawa, Japan, 4 km from Junkyards.

IS AT (local time)

Junkyards Tide Times and Tide Chart


Live Weather:

At Kadena Air Force Base Airport, 2 km from Junkyards.

moderate winds from the SW

km/h
Air temperature
31.3 °C

Current weather near Junkyards

Overall Junkyards Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Surf stats for Junkyards: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for Junkyards: see the variation in direction and stength by month.


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Junkyards Location Maps

Junkyards Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Okinawa surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Junkyards

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Junkyards:

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Wave buoys nearest to Junkyards:

Tide stations nearest to Junkyards:

  • Closest tide station
    Toya
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Chatan
    3 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Awase
    7 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Ginowan
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Urasoe-shiyakusho
    7 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Junkyards is Kadena Ab Airport (DNA) in Japan, 2 km (1 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Junkyards is Naha Airport (OKA), also in Japan, 20 km (12 miles) away.
  • Third is Yoron Airport (RNJ) in Japan, 101 km (63 miles) away.
  • Kumejima Airport (UEO) in Japan is 103 km (64 miles) away.
  • Tokunoshima Airport (TKN), also in Japan is the fifth nearest airport to Junkyards and is 200 km (124 miles) away.
Junkyards break location map and break info