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

Overall: 3.0

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Mimitsu Surf Guide

Mimitsu in Kyu Shu is an exposed river break that does not work very often. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the best wave direction is from the east northeast. The river break offers both left and right hand waves. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Mimitsu Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon river  redRiverIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
23.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Mimitsu:

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

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Mimitsu (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Mimitsu with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 43% of the time in November while 20% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 37% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
43%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
20%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
37%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Mimitsu Location Map

Interactive Mimitsu 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 Mimitsu is Miyazaki Airport (KMI) in Japan, 53 km (33 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Mimitsu is Kumamoto Airport (KMJ), also in Japan, 91 km (57 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Mimitsu Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 20:46 Local Time
WedThu
6PM9PM0AM3AM
Wave (m) 0.6
SSE
0.6
E
0.8
ESE
0.6
E
Period (s) 8 7 7 7
Wind (km/h)
10
10
10
10
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross-
off
off

Swell History at Mimitsu

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

Wind History at Mimitsu

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
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    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: consistent
    8km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    9km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    11km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    12km away

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