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Ko-Chan (Hedo Point) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Ko-Chan (Hedo Point) Surf Guide

Ko-Chan(Hedo Point) in Okinawa is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the ideal wave angle is from the east. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include coral and sharks.

Ko-Chan (Hedo Point) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ko-Chan (Hedo Point):

The best conditions reported for surf at Ko-Chan (Hedo Point) occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Ko-Chan (Hedo Point) (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Ko-Chan (Hedo Point) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 30% of the time in June while 21% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 49% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
30%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
21%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
49%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ko-Chan (Hedo Point) Location Map

Interactive Ko-Chan (Hedo Point) 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 Ko-Chan (Hedo Point) is Yoron Airport (RNJ) in Japan, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ko-Chan (Hedo Point) is Kadena Ab Airport (DNA), also in Japan, 75 km (47 miles) away.

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Ko-Chan (Hedo Point) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 12:34 Local Time
Wednesday 23
12PM3PM6PM9PM
Wave (m) 1.3
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.5
ENE
Period (s) 7 7 6 6
Wind (km/h)
30
35
30
25
Wind State on on cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Ko-Chan (Hedo Point)

Surf stats for Ko-Chan (Hedo Point), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Ko-Chan (Hedo Point)

Wind stats for Ko-Chan (Hedo Point), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Ko-Chan (Hedo Point). Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    14km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    16km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    17km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Ko-Chan (Hedo Point):