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

Overall: 3.2

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Mainside Surf Guide

Mainside in Okinawa is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave direction is from the north. The right hand reef break is better than the left.. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for rips, coral and sharks.

Mainside Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Mainside:

The best conditions reported for surf at Mainside occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

Japan wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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

Mainside Surf:

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 06:10 Local time
Tuesday 07
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - 8 9 9
Wind (km/h) 25
SSW 25
SSW 30
SSW 30
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Tide Times:

For Toya, Okinawa, Japan, 7 km from Mainside.

IS AT (local time)

Mainside Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Yomitan, 4 km from Mainside.


Light rain
Air temperature
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Current weather near Mainside

Overall Mainside Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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


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

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Mainside Location Maps

Mainside 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 Mainside

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Mainside:

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Wave buoys nearest to Mainside:

Tide stations nearest to Mainside:

  • Closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    10 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    13 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Mainside is Kadena Ab Airport (DNA) in Japan, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Mainside is Naha Airport (OKA), also in Japan, 28 km (17 miles) away.
  • Third is Yoron Airport (RNJ) in Japan, 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Kumejima Airport (UEO) in Japan is 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Tokunoshima Airport (TKN), also in Japan is the fifth nearest airport to Mainside and is 194 km (120 miles) away.
Mainside break location map and break info