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Japan Surf Reports and Surf Forecasts

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Conditions Summary
 Aha Point
Grey Star
4ft 5secs 170° 21mph S - Cross/offshore - 188°
 Aja
 
0ft 0secs 0° 25mph S - Offshore - 185°
 Bowls
Grey Star
5ft 6secs 196° 25mph S - Onshore - 185°
 Buma
Grey Star
4ft 5secs 171° 16mph S - Onshore - 187°
 Castles
Grey Star
6ft 6secs 183° 24mph S - Onshore - 186°
 Ikei
Grey Star
4ft 5secs 179° 16mph S - Cross/onshore - 187°
 Ko Chan
Grey Star
4.5ft 5secs 169° 23mph S - Offshore - 187°
Add a New Surf SpotRegional Overview
A diverse and inlet-riven coastline which reaching into both the Sea of Japan and the Pacific Ocean. Japan is split into four main islands and countless smaller ones, as such the wind and swell options are abundant. They would be more profuse were it not for the amount of coastal development, which has destroyed many breaks. Beach breaks and points are the staple diet of surfers here but the most famous are the river-mouths which can offer classic conditions. The highlight of the year is typhoon season (August to October) when huge swells can produce fantastic waves at these locations. Short-lived but often good quality lows track up and down from the Pacific for the rest of the year. Water temperatures varies from 17 to 21°C or 63 to 70°F.
Aichi Prefecture
Chiba Prefecture
Kagoshima Prefecture
Kanagawa Prefecture
Kochi Prefecture
Miyazaki Prefecture
Okinawa Prefecture
Shizouka Prefecture
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News Image Habagat’s Irony, The beauty and the destruction
With its typically placid waters the Davao Gulf is not known for any surfing grounds, however the month of August heralds a climatic exception when the placid waters give way to the monsoon waves of Habagat. The season lasts a little over a month and this year it has been one the most active monsoons for some time with large stretches of the coastline drastically altered by the ravages of the flooding waves and many unfortunate coastal communities having their lives turned upside down. Local victims of these erratic climatic patterns are substantiating what climatologists have started to term as collateral damage from western emissions. Few locals see any benefit from these changes and the damaging waves, but the angry forces of nature bring a paradox of both pleasure and pain. For the few local surfers the coastline was lit up. The power and beauty of nature’s energy in its most raw form unfolded upon their shores exposing how the coastline of Davao Gulf is perfectly moulded for the art and sport of Surfing
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