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

Overall: 3.0

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Nagahama Surf Guide

Nagahama in Kanagawa and Chiba is a fairly exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf The best wind direction is from the northeast with some shelter here from east winds. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Rocks are a hazard.

Nagahama Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
17.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Nagahama:

The best conditions reported for surf at Nagahama occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Nagahama with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 3% of the time in July while 10% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 87% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
3%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
10%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
87%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Nagahama Location Map

Interactive Nagahama 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 Nagahama is Tokyo International Airport (HND) in Japan, 43 km (27 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Nagahama is Oshima Airport (OIM), also in Japan, 51 km (32 miles) away.

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Nagahama Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 13:36 Local Time
Saturday 08
12PM3PM6PM9PM
Wave (m) 1.2
SSW
1.0
S
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
Period (s) 8 8 7 6
Wind (km/h) 15
S 25
SSW 30
SW 25
SSW
Wind State cross-
on
on on on

Swell History at Nagahama

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

Wind History at Nagahama

Wind stats for Nagahama, 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 Nagahama. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    6km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    8km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    11km away

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