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

Overall: 3.3

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Tainohama Surf Guide

Tainohama in Shikoku is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the north northwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the optimum wave angle is from the south. A reef breaks right. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Tainohama Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tainohama:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Tainohama with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 30% of the time in June while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 26% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
30%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
44%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
26%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Tainohama Location Map

Interactive Tainohama 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 Tainohama is Tokushima Airport (TKS) in Japan, 44 km (27 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Tainohama is Takamatsu Airport (TAK), also in Japan, 73 km (45 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.
Tainohama Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 22:35 Local Time
Thursday 15
0AM3AM6AM9AM
Wave (m) 1.0
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 30
N 25
N 25
N 25
N
Wind State off off cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Tainohama

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

Wind History at Tainohama

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

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s22.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    18km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    19km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    21km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Tainohama: