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Head to Amakusa,drive over the "famous" 7 bridges and towards Hondo. From Hondo, drive south on the 266. Take the signposted right for Takahama. After a 30 minute drive you will reach the coastal road. Turn left and then follow signposts to the beach.
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Shiratsuruhama
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthShort (< 50m)
Good swell directionWest, SouthWest
Good wind directionEast, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide positionLow and mid tide
Best tide movementRising tide
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdFew surfers
- Man-made danger (buoys etc..)
This is the West coast so don't expect anything special. That said on Typhoon swells up the west it may be worth a look.
Good bunch of locals.
Also try KDD or either side of the powerstation.
Only wax on the island from WaveAct in Hondo.
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