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Sunabe Seawall Surf Guide

Sunabe Seawall in Okinawa is a fairly exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave direction is from the north. A right hand reef. Often Crowded. Hazards include coral and sharks.

Sunabe Seawall Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sunabe Seawall:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Sunabe Seawall with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 20% of the time in December while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 40% 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 Sunabe Seawall Location Map

Interactive Sunabe Seawall 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 Sunabe Seawall is Kadena Ab Airport (DNA) in Japan, 3 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Sunabe Seawall is Naha Airport (OKA), also in Japan, 21 km (13 miles) away.

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Sunabe Seawall Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 6 July 2022, 10:35 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) - - 10 10
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
cross cross

Swell History at Sunabe Seawall

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

Wind History at Sunabe Seawall

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

Sunabe Seawall Reviews:

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Based on 7 votes.
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Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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co rep from Japan
“Anyone remember a surfer named Bill? I met him in 1992 while at sunabe seawall and i have been wondering how he has been doing? if any one remembers him or his friend Johnny please hit me up. it would be appreciated...”

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