SHICHIRIGAHAMA 
七里ケ浜
Live Web Cam
A good Camera with 95% up time, Limited Control though. This is Rash Wetsuits HQ. Great for checking wave condition before braving the traffic and the parking goblins. Stoked to have a working camera - keep up the good work guys.

Daily Photos
These photos are spectacular, morning and evening uploads. Great quality and his subject matter is an eclectic mix of everyone who uses the beach, including lots of girls surfing, superb results.
We love his work always worth a look at 'today's beach life'. Typhoon days are the best as he focuses on the surf.

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)

General Break Information
A mix of sand bottom and reef breaks between Inamuragasaki and Koshigoe Port. There are 8 'named' breaks but generally all called Shichirigahama. Each produce a different wave but all work in the same general conditions, with the height of the tide being the main differentiating factor.
Depending on which break you choose and which tide and size swell are on offer you can find clean and well shaped waves ideal for carving and noseriding or walling sections offering fast down the line rides and barrels
.  
The reefs are exposed on the spring tides and it's common to see the
locals are out collecting seaweed for the pot.
The waves along here are clearly defined and break left and right every 100m or so. Hugely popular, there is ALWAYS someone out here no matter what the weather or the waves are like.
The train line stops at 3 stations along this stretch of coast and runs along the beach so if you come by train you can watch the surf from your seat.
Length of the beach from one end to the other is 2.5km


Best Tide: low incoming is better
Best Swell Direction: SSE 170º ~ SW 212º (the Ogasawara island chain runs N~S through the middle of this swell window.
Best Size: 4 to 8 feet (head to double overhead)
Best Wind: N
Perfect-O-Meter: 6 (1= 1 ft wind slop; 10 = G-Land)
Bottom: Sand / Rock Reef
Access: 50km from down town Tokyo, Massive car park overlooking the break (¥400/hr). By  train, at Fujisawa get onto the Enoden line and get off any one of 3 stops along the beach.
Crowd Factor: Holidays 9+, weekdays 6 (1 = Pipeline in Summer; 10 = Tokyo Station)
Local Vibe: generally friendly, riders of every craft
Water Quality: 4 - (1=clean; 10=turds in the lineup)
Food:  7-Eleven on the main road and First Kitchen burgers in the main carpark
Surf Shops: Everywhere; rental shops

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
Click on the Videos below to visit our YOU TUBE Channel where we keep all our HD videos.We hope you enjoy them.

2008 Typhoon Session

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 perspective.
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.

SHICHIRIGAHAMA 七里ケ浜 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

Schigirahama Kanagawa June 6th 2012

September 25th 2010 Typhoon Surf

SHICHIRIGAHAMA PHOTOS


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