|Find the best surf spots||
The 3 areas, Shonan (Shounan, or Sagami Bay), north Chiba and south Chiba receive all the surfers from Tokyo. Due to its popularity, hipness and ease of access from Tokyo, Shonan is heavily crowded almost throughout the year, while swells are usually much smaller than in north and south Chiba. Both north and south Chiba spots can pick swell until 6 to 8 ft, while north can sometimes be as crowded as Shonan and south always remains less crowded due to its distance from Tokyo. Typhoon season (from mid-August to early mid-October) usually receives the biggest swells in these 3 areas.
Seasonal swell & wind variations:
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|Typical Swell Size|
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|Surf Spots (25)||Quality||Direction||Type||Frequ||Experience|
|Chi-pa||1 / -||All surfers|
|Dolphin Point (Nahama)||- / -||Right and left||Reef-rocky||Experienced surfers|
|Hanakago||- / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Hebara||4 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Ichinomiya||5 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Inamuragasaki||5 / -||Left||Reef-rocky||Experienced surfers|
|Irita Hama||3 / -||Right and left||Sand-bar||All surfers|
|Jogashima||2 / -||Right and left||Sand-bar||Experienced surfers|
|Kamogawa, Chiba||3 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Katagai||3 / -||Right and left||breakwater/jetty||All surfers|
|Kugenuma||8 / -||Left||Rivermouth||All surfers|
|Malibu||3 / -||Right||Reef-rocky||Experienced surfers|
|Mera||1 / -||Left||Reef-rocky||Experienced surfers|
|Nagai||- / -||Right||Reef-rocky||Experienced surfers|
|Onjuku||3 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Osaki||2 / -||Right and left||Point-break||Experienced surfers|
|Sagami||1 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Sakawa Rivermouth||- / -||Right and left||Rivermouth||Experienced surfers|
|Secret Spot 5||- / -||Right and left||Reef-rocky||Experienced surfers|
|Shichirigahama||- / -||Right and left||Reef-rocky||All surfers|
|Shirahama||4 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Shonan||10 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Taito||9 / -||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Torami||1 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Yokochiba Hikarimachi||- / -||Right and left||Beach-break||Beginners wave|
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By Thomas Schröder , 26-09-2010
Need surf buddy around tokyo fro early november - Hi,
my name is Tom, and I'm a surfer from Europe (Portugal). I will be in Tokyo on a business trip in early November (nov 2-nov 7). I would LOVE to surf around Tokyo and discover the spots. I will bring a wetsuit, but I need to pick up a board, and find somebody to go with.
I have been surfing for 17 years, and traveled a lot. If you feel like hanging out with a guy from far away (and helping a surfing brother out), please contact me. I have some good surf stories to tell.
You can reach me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hope to hear from you soon, thanks!
By Angel , 31-08-2008
need surf! - hey brah's i am here in yokosuka right now, i have a board and want to hit some spots immediately. need something close by since i dont have a car please someone tell me where a good spot is!
By Anonymous , 06-07-2008
surfing in chiba - hey.. im going to hit chiba in the end of july for some days- im looking for spots that is fun both for beginners and some who has tried it before! any good places??
where do i wanna live if i wanna be close to the spots??
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