Emerald Beach

Emerald beach
Photo: © shihina / 123RF

Emerald beach is located on the tip of the Motobu Peninsula in the north of Okinawa's main island, Honto. The name comes from the beautiful greeny-turquoise colour of the clear waters here which are every bit as clean as they look. Emerald beach is actually part of the Ocean Expo Park which extends for 3km along the coast containing such things as a "native Okinawan village" and botanical garden. The park's most notable attraction though is the famous Churaumi Aquarium, reputedly the best in Japan and the second largest in the world.
The beach here is divided into three sections each with its owns designated use; there is one beach for relaxing, one for taking in the scenery and a third for swimming and activities.Only in Japan!

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Emerald Beach Weather Info

5 Day Emerald Beach UV Index

UV Index scale

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Temperature Averages

Average Water Temp

Emerald Beach tide times & sea state

Sun 24/03 »

Surf report for Sun 24/03
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 7ft 8s  °  ° 20mph
12:00 5ft 8s  °  ° 12mph
18:00 4ft 8s  °  ° 7mph
Tide times
Daylight
First light06:05
Sunrise06:28
Sunset18:41
Dark19:04

Mon 25/03 »

Surf report for Mon 25/03
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 3ft 8s  °  ° 7mph
12:00 3ft 8s  °  ° 15mph
18:00 4ft 6s  °  ° 22mph
Tide times
Daylight
First light06:04
Sunrise06:27
Sunset18:41
Dark19:04

Tue 26/03 »

Surf report for Tue 26/03
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 3ft 8s  °  ° 16mph
12:00 4ft 8s  °  ° 15mph
18:00 4ft 7s  °  ° 15mph
Tide times
Daylight
First light06:03
Sunrise06:26
Sunset18:42
Dark19:05

Wed 27/03 »

Surf report for Wed 27/03
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 2ft 9s  °  ° 8mph
12:00 2ft 9s  °  ° 8mph
18:00 2ft 9s  °  ° 12mph
Tide times
Daylight
First light06:02
Sunrise06:25
Sunset18:42
Dark19:05

Thu 28/03 »

Surf report for Thu 28/03
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 3ft 5s  °  ° 19mph
12:00 4ft 5s  °  ° 17mph
18:00 3ft 5s  °  ° 15mph
Tide times
Daylight
First light06:01
Sunrise06:24
Sunset18:43
Dark19:06

Fri 29/03 »

Surf report for Fri 29/03
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 4ft 6s  °  ° 16mph
12:00 4ft 6s  °  ° 20mph
18:00 5ft 7s  °  ° 15mph
Tide times
Daylight
First light05:59
Sunrise06:23
Sunset18:43
Dark19:06

Today's weather

Partly cloudy

15 °C
(59 °F)

Moderate breeze, 22.3 km/h from NNE

Sea temperature

23.3°C / 74°F

Rating

Average: 2.4 (5 votes)

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