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Uchiumi break guidePhoto by: unrestraint

Uchiumi Surf Guide

Uchiumi in Kyu Shu is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west southwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the southeast. A choice of left and right reefs. Best around high tide. A popular wave that can get growded. Take care of urchins and rocks.

Uchiumi Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
19.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Uchiumi:

The best conditions reported for surf at Uchiumi occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Uchiumi 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 56% of the time in July while 30% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 14% 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 Uchiumi Location Map

Interactive Uchiumi 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 Uchiumi is Miyazaki Airport (KMI) in Japan, 13 km (8 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Uchiumi is Kagoshima Airport (KOJ), also in Japan, 72 km (45 miles) away.

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Uchiumi Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 25 January 2022, 20:12 Local Time
Wave (m)
Period (s) 6 10 9 10
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

Swell History at Uchiumi

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

Wind History at Uchiumi

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

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