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Maeda Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.6

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Maeda Point break guidePhoto by: thomas

Maeda Point Surf Guide

Maeda Point in Okinawa is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the north. A choice of left and right reefs. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of rips, coral and sharks.

Maeda Point Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
29.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Maeda Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Maeda Point occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:
Japan wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Maeda Point sea temperature, Maeda Point photographs, Maeda Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Maeda Point webcams, current wind from Okinawa live weather stations and Maeda Point 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 Maeda Point

Maeda Point Surf:

Saturday, 15 August 2020, 11:19 Local time
Saturday 15
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 9 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 10
SE 10
ESE 10
Wind State off off off cross-

Tide Times:

For Isikawa, Okinawa, Japan, 8 km from Maeda Point.

IS AT (local time)

Maeda Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Yomitan, 6 km from Maeda Point.

Air temperature

Current weather near Maeda Point

Overall Maeda Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August


Surf stats for Maeda Point: see the swell variation by month.

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

MAEDA SWELL, Maeda Point photo

Maeda Point

Photo credit: Thomas

MAEDA SWELL, Maeda Point photo

Maeda Point

Photo credit: thomas

Maeda Point Location Maps

Maeda Point 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 Maeda Point

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Maeda Point:

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Wave buoys nearest to Maeda Point:

Tide stations nearest to Maeda Point:

  • Closest tide station
    5 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    5 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    10 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    14 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Maeda Point is Kadena Ab Airport (DNA) in Japan, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Maeda Point is Naha Airport (OKA), also in Japan, 31 km (19 miles) away.
  • Third is Yoron Airport (RNJ) in Japan, 91 km (57 miles) away.
  • Kumejima Airport (UEO) in Japan is 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • Tokunoshima Airport (TKN), also in Japan is the fifth nearest airport to Maeda Point and is 190 km (118 miles) away.
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