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Shichirigahama break guidePhoto by: Taisuke Yokoyama

Shichirigahama Surf Guide

Shichigahama in Kanagawa and Chiba is a reasonably exposed river break that has pretty consitent surf The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the southeast. The river break offers both left and right hand waves. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Shichirigahama Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
19.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Shichirigahama:

The best conditions reported for surf at Shichirigahama occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Shichirigahama 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 Shichirigahama Location Map

Interactive Shichirigahama 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 Shichigahama is Tokyo International Airport (HND) in Japan, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Shichigahama is Yokota Ab Airport (OKO), also in Japan, 49 km (30 miles) away.

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Shichirigahama Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 30 May 2023, 00:43 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 13 12 12 13
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
off cross-

Swell History at Shichirigahama

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

Wind History at Shichirigahama

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Shichirigahama:

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