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

Overall: 3.3

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Oku Surf Guide

Oku in Okinawa is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the best wave direction is from the north. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include coral and sharks.

Oku Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Oku:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Oku with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 2% of the time in February while 50% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 48% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
2%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
50%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
48%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Oku Location Map

Interactive Oku 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 Oku is Yoron Airport (RNJ) in Japan, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Oku is Kadena Ab Airport (DNA), also in Japan, 76 km (47 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.
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 25 June 2021, 12:33 Local Time
Friday 25
12PM3PM6PM9PM
Wave (m) 1.0
E
1.0
E
0.9
ESE
0.8
ENE
Period (s) 4 5 5 6
Wind (km/h)
25
30
25
25
Wind State cross cross cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Oku

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

Wind History at Oku

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

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    14km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    14km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    15km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Oku: