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Chiba Prefecture Surfing

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The Land of the Rising Sun is made up of four major islands (Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu) and a thousand lesser islands, split between the influence of the warm Kuroshio and the cold Oyashio currents. Although the main island of Honshu gets occasional surf from NW wind swells coming off the Sea of Japan, most of the more consistent spots are those exposed to the late summer typhoon swells, or short lived NE groundswells. The long tradition of fishing has had a negative influence on surfing, with harbours and tetrapods built in many of the areas that catch the best swells. Surfing is now a well-established sport that has been growing in popularity since WW II. Kanagawa, Ibaraki and Shizuoka areas all have some good spots but the most popular surf zone for Tokyo-based surfers is the Chiba peninsula, a mere 30min drive from the city.
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+ Great rivermouth breaks
+ Warm summer conditions
+ Unique cultural destination
- Inconsistent
- Frequently small and mushy
- Crowds and pollution
- Very expensive
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Guide icon Forecast icon Choshi Grey Star 4.5ft 7secs 93° 16mph Brief Showers No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand No Data Available
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NE - S North Westerly High Tide Only
Guide icon Forecast icon Torami Star 5ft 8secs 78° 8mph Brief Showers No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 8
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NE - S Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Hebara Star 5ft 8secs 85° 12mph Light Rain No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 6
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NE - S North Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Kamogawa (Big Ben) Grey Star 4ft 8secs 87° 11mph Light Showers No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Wada Rivermouth Grey Star 4ft 8secs 87° 11mph Light Showers No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Uneven Reef and Sand 8
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NE - S North Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Niijima Grey Star 3.5ft 8secs 81° 19mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Malibu Star 4ft 8secs 87° 11mph Light Showers No Reports Available. Right Pointbreak Uneven Reef 8
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NE - S North Westerly High Tide Only
Guide icon Forecast icon Matsube Star 4ft 8secs 87° 11mph Light Showers No Reports Available. Submerged Reef Peaks Uneven Reef No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Shida Grey Star 5ft 8secs 78° 8mph Brief Showers No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand No Data Available
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NE - S Southerly High Tide Only
Guide icon Forecast icon Oshima 2ft 4secs 12° 17mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Left Submerged Reef Uneven Reef No Data Available
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SE - S Easterly No Data Available
Guide icon Forecast icon Kashima, Ibaraki Grey Star 4ft 7secs 98° 7mph Light Rain No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Katagai Star 5ft 8secs 85° 8mph Brief Showers No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Onjuku Grey Star 5ft 8secs 85° 12mph Light Rain No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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