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Yonabaru ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Yonabaru Surf Guide

Yonabaru in Okinawa is a fairly exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the west. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave angle is from the northeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded

Yonabaru Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  beachBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Yonabaru:

The best conditions reported for surf at Yonabaru occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Yonabaru with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 4% of the time in April while 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 63% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
4%
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
63%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Yonabaru Location Map

Interactive Yonabaru 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 Yonabaru is Naha Airport (OKA) in Japan, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Yonabaru is Kadena Ab Airport (DNA), also in Japan, 17 km (11 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Yonabaru Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 17:00 Local Time
TueWed
6PM9PM0AM3AM
Wave (m) 0.7
NE
0.8
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.7
ENE
Period (s) 10 8 9 8
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 5
NNW 5
WNW 15
WNW
Wind State cross-
off
glass glass off

Swell History at Yonabaru

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

Wind History at Yonabaru

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon  reefReef
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    10km away
    • Icon  reefReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    12km away
    • Icon  beachBeach
    • Icon  s22.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    13km away
    • Icon  reefReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    13km away
    • Icon  pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: very consistent
    14km away

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