Live Web Camera

A great Webcam with 100% uptime. Full controls left, right, zoom. Can check out everyone on the beach as well at the surf.

Daily Video
This is a daily video that is taken by a group of locals and then uploaded to U-stream a great look at the conditions on the day , Video is normally uploaded by lunch time , worth checking out if you plan to surf in this area that day

Local Information & Recommendations Photo Map
Click the link below to view our interactive map with photos and information of the break and surrounding area.
(All photos are Located using GPS coordinates for pin point accuracy)
Because this beach is so big we will update with different maps each time we surf a different sand bar there for you.

General Break Information
Looking at a bathymetric map the ocean floor drops away very evenly & very slowly. This means long period swells out of the mid pacific drag from a long way out and lose power on their way to the beach. Short period swells however don't have much depth to them and are less effected. As with all of this coast from Taito to Ioka its a flat sandy bottom so you need to hunt for sand bars.

The Northern part of Kujukuri hooks around to the East and so NW winds also work well up here.

The main areas all have names and from North to South they are
Yoshizaki 吉崎
Katagai 片貝
Shirako 白子

All are east facing beaches, have the same bottom contour and generally have the same level of waves. Note: parts of shore line in this area has been concreted which means that on high tides the water is often too deep for waves to break. 
Access: drive out from Tokyo on either the highways or the local roads.
Round trip from Tokyo: Early morning before 6am about 1:20m, and tolls are about ¥1,400

Best Tide: all tides, low incoming is better
Best Swell Direction: S ~ NE 
Best Size: 2 to 4 feet (knee to head) 
Best Wind: W
Perfect-O-Meter: 4 (1= 1 ft wind slop; 10 = G-Land)
Bottom: Sand 
Access: 80km from down town Tokyo
Crowd Factor: Holidays 5, weekdays 3 (1 = Pipeline in Summer; 10 = Tokyo Station)
Local Vibe: none
Water Quality: 4 - (1=clean; 10=turds in the lineup)
Food:  Convenience Stores and various restaurants up on the main road  
Surf Shops: Dotted along the main road 

Extra Video,maps,links & information see below. 
If you know or have any video of this break please pass it on to us we will be happy to show it on www.surfinginjapan.com ,email us direct at admin@surfinginjapan.com

Break Map
Just click on the point you are interested in to view that individual breaks in's and out's from a real surfers prospective.
If you have any further information that may make this map better please email www.surfinginjapan.com team at admin@surfinginjapan.com we are always happy to receive new data.

Kujukuri Break Map

Photos (photos from around this area)
If you have photos that you would like us to show on www.surfinginjapan.com
please email them direct to admin@surfinginjapan.com we are always excited to see other peoples magic days in the lineup

Kujukuri Sessions 2008

Kujukuri General Photos

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