Katsurahama Beach

Katsurahama Beach - Japan
Photo: © 京浜にけ / CC BY

Katsurahama Beach is a popular destination, located around 30 minutes from the city of Kochi. This pretty stretch of sand is backed by a promenade and the trees of Katsurahama Park. Towards the western end the beach curves round to a small headland which is home to a shrine.

Whilst it is fine to sit on the beach soaking up the sun or take a stroll along the promenade and sit in a cafe you are not allowed to swim at Katsurahama. The reason for this is the strong and unpredictable currents which result from the beach being located near the mouth of two rivers.

Fortunately there is plenty to see and do in the area, most notably the Tosa Dog Museum, a small aquarium and the famous statue of Sakamoto Ryoma. Ryoma was instrumental in the formation of modern Japan, helping to end the feudal system and overthrow the last shogun. If you are interested there is the Sakamoto Ryoma Memorial Museum in the park above the beach.

Katsurahama Beach Weather Info

5 Day Katsurahama Beach UV Index

UV Index scale

A UV Index reading of 3 or more means some precautions should be taken. For more information visit our guide to the UV Index.

Temperature Averages

Average Water Temp

Katsurahama Beach tide times & sea state

Tue 23/04 »

Surf report for Tue 23/04
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 2ft 10s  °  ° 10mph
12:00 3ft 7s  °  ° 11mph
18:00 3ft 7s  °  ° 15mph
Tide times
Daylight
First light05:00
Sunrise05:26
Sunset18:41
Dark19:07

Wed 24/04 »

Surf report for Wed 24/04
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 5ft 6s  °  ° 19mph
12:00 6ft 7s  °  ° 20mph
18:00 7ft 7s  °  ° 14mph
Tide times
Daylight
First light04:59
Sunrise05:25
Sunset18:42
Dark19:08

Thu 25/04 »

Surf report for Thu 25/04
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 5ft 7s  °  ° 6mph
12:00 5ft 7s  °  ° 8mph
18:00 4ft 7s  °  ° 14mph
Tide times
Daylight
First light04:58
Sunrise05:24
Sunset18:43
Dark19:09

Fri 26/04 »

Surf report for Fri 26/04
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 4ft 8s  °  ° 16mph
12:00 4ft 8s  °  ° 20mph
18:00 4ft 8s  °  ° 17mph
Tide times
Daylight
First light04:57
Sunrise05:23
Sunset18:44
Dark19:10

Sat 27/04 »

Surf report for Sat 27/04
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 3ft 7s  °  ° 16mph
12:00 3ft 6s  °  ° 5mph
18:00 2ft 7s  °  ° 11mph
Tide times
Daylight
First light04:55
Sunrise05:22
Sunset18:44
Dark19:11

Sun 28/04 »

Surf report for Sun 28/04
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 3ft 6s  °  ° 12mph
18:00 2ft 11s  °  ° 6mph
Tide times
Daylight
First light04:54
Sunrise05:20
Sunset18:45
Dark19:11

Today's weather

Partly cloudy

15 °C
(59 °F)

Light breeze, 5.8 km/h from NNW

Sea temperature

19.4°C / 67°F

Rating

Average: 1 (1 vote)

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