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

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Temperature Averages

Average Water Temp

Katsurahama Beach tide times & sea state

Fri 22/02 »

Surf report for Fri 22/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 2ft 5s  °  ° 11mph
12:00 2ft 7s  °  ° 13mph
18:00 2ft 9s  °  ° 11mph
Tide times
Low 02:20am (0.45m)
High 08:27am (5.83m)
Low 02:43pm (0.48m)
High 08:47pm (5.49m)
Daylight
First light06:17
Sunrise06:42
Sunset17:55
Dark18:20

Sat 23/02 »

Surf report for Sat 23/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 2ft 11s  °  ° 10mph
12:00 3ft 8s  °  ° 10mph
18:00 4ft 8s  °  ° 17mph
Tide times
Low 02:59am (0.73m)
High 09:02am (5.56m)
Low 03:22pm (0.85m)
High 09:21pm (5.22m)
Daylight
First light06:16
Sunrise06:41
Sunset17:56
Dark18:21

Sun 24/02 »

Surf report for Sun 24/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 3ft 8s  °  ° 10mph
12:00 3ft 12s  °  ° 9mph
18:00 2ft 16s  °  ° 6mph
Tide times
Low 03:37am (1.11m)
High 09:36am (5.21m)
Low 03:59pm (1.29m)
High 09:54pm (4.91m)
Daylight
First light06:15
Sunrise06:40
Sunset17:57
Dark18:22

Mon 25/02 »

Surf report for Mon 25/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 3ft 18s  °  ° 7mph
12:00 4ft 17s  °  ° 11mph
18:00 6ft 16s  °  ° 15mph
Tide times
Low 04:15am (1.54m)
High 10:11am (4.85m)
Low 04:38pm (1.73m)
High 10:33pm (4.62m)
Daylight
First light06:14
Sunrise06:39
Sunset17:58
Dark18:23

Tue 26/02 »

Surf report for Tue 26/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 7ft 16s  °  ° 11mph
12:00 7ft 16s  °  ° 11mph
18:00 7ft 16s  °  ° 14mph
Tide times
Low 04:59am (1.95m)
High 10:58am (4.51m)
Low 05:27pm (2.13m)
High 11:33pm (4.38m)
Daylight
First light06:13
Sunrise06:38
Sunset17:59
Dark18:24

Wed 27/02 »

Surf report for Wed 27/02
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
6:00 6ft 15s  °  ° 12mph
12:00 6ft 14s  °  ° 10mph
18:00 5ft 14s  °  ° 6mph
Tide times
Low 06:01am (2.28m)
High 12:18pm (4.26m)
Low 06:40pm (2.38m)
Daylight
First light06:11
Sunrise06:36
Sunset18:00
Dark18:25

Today's weather

Cloudy

11 °C
(51 °F)

Light air, 1.1 km/h from ENE

Sea temperature

18.3°C / 65°F

Rating

Average: 1 (1 vote)

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