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Zampa (Inside) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.4

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Zampa (Inside) Surf Guide

Zampa(Inside) in Okinawa is an exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the north. The right hand reef break is better than the left.. Often Crowded. Beware of coral and sharks.

Zampa (Inside) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Zampa (Inside):

The best conditions reported for surf at Zampa (Inside) occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Zampa (Inside) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 24% of the time in November while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 28% 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 Zampa (Inside) Location Map

Interactive Zampa (Inside) 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 Zampa (Inside) is Kadena Ab Airport (DNA) in Japan, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Zampa (Inside) is Naha Airport (OKA), also in Japan, 28 km (17 miles) away.

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Zampa (Inside) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 13:42 Local Time
Monday 17
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 12 - - -
Wind (km/h) 25
SW 20
SW 20
SW 15
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

Swell History at Zampa (Inside)

Surf stats for Zampa (Inside), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Zampa (Inside)

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

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