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Route 128 Katsuura city, Katsuura Bay
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
BottomReef (coral,sharp rocks etc..) with sand
PowerHollow, Fast, Fun
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouth, SouthEast, East
Good wind directionNorth, NorthWest, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movement
Week-end crowdUltra crowded
Best at about 4ft. Can handle up to 8ft and has tube section.
A lot of local and experienced surfers.
Almost no parking space. Don't park on the road.
By Anonymous , 27-08-2006
- When there is a typhoon swell, this break lights up. Whenever the ASP World Tour comes to town, they make a bee line toward this wave. Did anyone watch the 2005 Japan Pro? A.Irons VS K.Slater in the final. PERFECT 4-6 FOOT SURF. Barrels galore!Doesn't get much better that that!
By email@example.com , 29-08-2004
waves? - I am heading to Japan in Sept.7. Will the swell still be up at this palce around then?Any advice on and nice places with sic waves? I am a NorCAl Surfer. I really don't know what places in Japan are the best around this time.
By boogieman , 06-07-2004
Take ya dresses off please! - I surfed this spot last week, the tyhoon that hit us gave us 15 feet plus waves, everywhere was too big or just messy crap so i went to this spot as i,ve surfed the outside reef before at 8 feet, but the waves this time were huge breaking right through into malibu, its the biggest i have seen it here, there was no one out and malibu was holding a few so i went out. The waves were 8 feet plus and just grinding across the reef, the rights were barreling top ta bottom, i scored it with no one else out, as i sat out there so maney people were watching and out of 50 so people only 3 came out and the waves were sic what were they thinking, if that was back home in oz it would have been packed! Give it a go ya big fairys...
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