Live Web Cam
We have a few web cameras but we are always looking for more, so if you know of any please let us know.
Muroran Light House
This camera is on top of the local light house and gives nice views out over the ocean , if you can see the lines using this then the local beaches will be pumping.
Hakodate Mt View
This is not really a Surf Check cam but you can see the ocean , but more importantly you can see a absolutely stunning view of this part of the Hokkaido coastline and this fantastic city.
Even at night time the camera gives Disney style Twinkling pictures. Enjoy.
There a 100s of bloggers in Hokkaido but not to many that do daily photo uploads below is a pick of the best that we know of.
Surf shop owner updates a daily blog often with photos of a near by break.
Nice guy with a great shop.
Brayz Surf Shop
The owner of this surf shop gets out most days and takes a few pictures of his local break near his home
You will often see pictures of him with his dog as well.
Keep up the good work!
Hakodate Surf & Snow
A nice blog , that is written by a local Photographer that loves to surf and snowboard, he does not update daily
but when he does the quality of the images is always worth a look.
Surfing Hokkaido Rishiri Wave
This website seems to get updates from time to time with local wave photos, and sometimes video to, the owner has also gone on a yearly surf trip to the Mentawis by the look of it.
Middle Age Surfing Diary (Hamaatsuma 浜厚真)
Local surfer keeps this blog updated with fantastic pictures and good write ups although they are all in Japanese. His local break gets some super good waves especially in the Typhoon season.
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)
Coming Soon we have a plan to go up to Hokkaido this Summer 2011, we will have our GPS Cameras ready to snap as we go
General Break Information
This beach has a large population so the waves here can get busy, its has tetra pod setup like many of the other beaches in Honshu so it has that feeling of safety, very easy to get a cheap room for a night here in one of the many local hotels, a few wild bars to go to in the evening as well so we have heard.
Extra Video,maps,links & information see below.
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Hokkaido Pumping in the snow some monster waves here. Going Hard!
Great video with great music of the locals tearing some Hokkaido surf to pieces, well worth a watch.
An amazing video shot by a local crew, Well edited with great music as well,showing
the quality of Hokkaido surf, Empty line ups and friends having fun.
Pumping / Pumping / Pumping Local boys Surfing great swells , some on Bright Pink Boards!
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