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Shimoda Yamatoken (Tatado Hama) Surf Guide

Shimoda Yamatoken (Tatado Hama) in Shizuoka is a fairly exposed beach break that has unreliable waves Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the southeast. Often Crowded. Crowds may reach hazard levels at this break - consider wearing a lid.

Shimoda Yamatoken (Tatado Hama) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
22.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Shimoda Yamatoken (Tatado Hama):

The best conditions reported for surf at Shimoda Yamatoken (Tatado Hama) occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Shimoda Yamatoken (Tatado Hama) (for consistent clean waves)?

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Shimoda Yamatoken (Tatado Hama) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 10% of the time in August while 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 57% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
10%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
33%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
57%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Shimoda Yamatoken (Tatado Hama) Location Map

Interactive Shimoda Yamatoken (Tatado Hama) 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 Shimoda Yamatoken (Tatado Hama) is Oshima Airport (OIM) in Japan, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Shimoda Yamatoken (Tatado Hama) is Miyakejima Airport (MMY), also in Japan, 87 km (54 miles) away.

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Shimoda Yamatoken (Tatado Hama) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 3 December 2022, 00:26 Local Time
Saturday 03
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m)
0.5
SE
1.6
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.3
ENE
Period (s) 11 6 6 5
Wind (km/h)
20
20
20
15
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Shimoda Yamatoken (Tatado Hama)

Surf stats for Shimoda Yamatoken (Tatado Hama), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Shimoda Yamatoken (Tatado Hama)

Wind stats for Shimoda Yamatoken (Tatado Hama), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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