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Nichinan ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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Nichinan Spot ID

Type: river

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.2 °C

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Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 21:19 Local time
Wave (m) 2.0
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 30
NE 30
NNE 30
NNE 20
Wind State cross cross-

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Nichinan in Kyu Shu is an exposed beach break that has unreliable waves. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded.

Japan wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Aburatu, Miyazaki, Japan, 1 km from Nichinan.

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Nichinan Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Aburatsu, 4 km from Nichinan.

light winds from the NNW

Air temperature
21.8 °C

Current weather near Nichinan

Overall Nichinan Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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


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

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  • The closest passenger airport to Nichinan is Miyazaki Airport (KMI) in Japan, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Nichinan is Kagoshima Airport (KOJ), also in Japan, 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Third is Tanegashima Airport (TNE) in Japan, 125 km (78 miles) away.
  • Kumamoto Airport (KMJ) in Japan is 148 km (92 miles) away.
  • Yakushima Airport (KUM), also in Japan is the fifth nearest airport to Nichinan and is 153 km (95 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Nichinan, Kyu Shu. Use the tab navigation above to view Nichinan sea temperature, Nichinan photographs, Nichinan detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Nichinan webcams, current wind from Kyu Shu live weather stations and Nichinan 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 Nichinan.