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

Overall: 3.2

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Kaifu Rivermouth Surf Guide

Kaifu Rivermouth in Shikoku is a reasonably exposed river break that has inconsistent surf Offshore winds are from the northwest. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the best wave direction is from the southeast. The river breaks are all rights. Sometimes crowded. The crowds in the water make a gath helmet a good idea.

Kaifu Rivermouth Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
16.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Kaifu Rivermouth:

The best conditions reported for surf at Kaifu Rivermouth 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 Kaifu Rivermouth (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Kaifu Rivermouth 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 15% of the time in October while 26% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 59% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
15%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
26%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
59%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Kaifu Rivermouth Location Map

Interactive Kaifu Rivermouth 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 Kaifu Rivermouth is Kochi Airport (KCZ) in Japan, 64 km (40 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Kaifu Rivermouth is Tokushima Airport (TKS), also in Japan, 64 km (40 miles) away.

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Kaifu Rivermouth Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 26 February 2021, 07:53 Local Time
Friday 26
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.4
S
Period (s) 9 9 9 7
Wind (km/h) 15
N 20
N 25
N 30
N
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Kaifu Rivermouth

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

Wind History at Kaifu Rivermouth

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

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