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Nomozaki Surf Guide

Nomozaki in Kyu Shu is a fairly exposed beach and reef break. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave direction is from the south. Waves at the beach break both left and right and in addition there are both left and right reef breaks.. Sometimes crowded. Rocks are a hazard.

Nomozaki Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
28.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Nomozaki:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Nomozaki 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 2% of the time in July while 11% 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.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Nomozaki Location Map

Interactive Nomozaki 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 Nomozaki is Nagasaki Airport (NGS) in Japan, 23 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Nomozaki is Fukue Airport (FUJ), also in Japan, 83 km (52 miles) away.

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Nomozaki Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 12 August 2022, 00:34 Local Time
Friday 12
Wave (m)
Period (s) 5 5 5 10
Wind (km/h)
Wind State on on on on

Swell History at Nomozaki

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

Wind History at Nomozaki

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

    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    82km away
    • Icon beachBeach/sandbar
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    187km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    187km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    188km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    188km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Nomozaki: