The Beach Guide

Nishihama Beach (Nishi no Hama Beach)

Nishihama Beach - Japan
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Nishihama Beach is found on Hateruma, the most southerly inhabited island in all of Japan. This remote slice of tropical paradise lives up to expectations with Nishihama consistently topping out the polls on Japan’s best beaches.

Given the island is sometimes referred to as “Hateruma Blue” it is little surprise the waters are a crystal clear azure in colour. Combined with powdery white sands which seem to stretch on for ever and safe swimming it is easy to see why the beach has its reputation. 

As with many of Okinawa’s best beaches there is a fringing coral reef so don’t forget to bring your snorkel.

Nearest city

Ishigaki

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Nishihama Beach Weather Info

Mon 27th
Cloudy 15°C / 59°F
Tue 28th
Cloudy 15°C / 59°F
Wed 29th
Fair 14°C / 57°F
Thu 30th
Clear sky 14°C / 57°F
Fri 31st
Clear sky 14°C / 57°F
Sat 01st
Partly cloudy 15°C / 59°F

5 Day Nishihama 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

Nishihama Beach tide times & sea state

  • Tue 28/01 »
    Surf report for Tue 28/01
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    6:00 7ft 10s  °  ° 21mph
    12:00 7ft 10s  °  ° 21mph
    18:00 7ft 10s  °  ° 23mph
    Tide times
    Low 2:50am (0.01m)
    High 9:28am (1.32m)
    Low 2:41pm (0.57m)
    High 8:46pm (1.50m)
    Daylight
    First light07:04
    Sunrise07:28
    Sunset18:26
    Dark18:50
  • Wed 29/01 »
    Surf report for Wed 29/01
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    6:00 7ft 8s  °  ° 24mph
    12:00 7ft 7s  °  ° 24mph
    18:00 8ft 7s  °  ° 29mph
    Tide times
    Low 3:20am (0.06m)
    High 9:59am (1.32m)
    Low 3:19pm (0.57m)
    High 9:22pm (1.43m)
    Daylight
    First light07:04
    Sunrise07:27
    Sunset18:27
    Dark18:51
  • Thu 30/01 »
    Surf report for Thu 30/01
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    6:00 8ft 8s  °  ° 28mph
    12:00 8ft 8s  °  ° 26mph
    18:00 8ft 8s  °  ° 26mph
    Tide times
    Low 3:51am (0.14m)
    High 10:30am (1.31m)
    Low 3:58pm (0.57m)
    High 9:58pm (1.34m)
    Daylight
    First light07:03
    Sunrise07:27
    Sunset18:28
    Dark18:52
  • Fri 31/01 »
    Surf report for Fri 31/01
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    6:00 8ft 8s  °  ° 25mph
    12:00 7ft 9s  °  ° 23mph
    18:00 7ft 9s  °  ° 22mph
    Tide times
    Low 4:22am (0.23m)
    High 11:03am (1.29m)
    Low 4:39pm (0.58m)
    High 10:38pm (1.24m)
    Daylight
    First light07:03
    Sunrise07:27
    Sunset18:29
    Dark18:52
  • Sat 01/02 »
    Surf report for Sat 01/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    6:00 5ft 9s  °  ° 16mph
    12:00 4ft 9s  °  ° 12mph
    18:00 4ft 9s  °  ° 10mph
    Tide times
    Low 4:54am (0.34m)
    High 11:37am (1.26m)
    Low 5:27pm (0.59m)
    High 11:25pm (1.14m)
    Daylight
    First light07:03
    Sunrise07:26
    Sunset18:29
    Dark18:53
  • Sun 02/02 »
    Surf report for Sun 02/02
      Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
      Swell Wind
    6:00 3ft 8s  °  ° 8mph
    12:00 3ft 8s  °  ° 8mph
    18:00 2ft 8s  °  ° 8mph
    Tide times
    Low 5:29am (0.45m)
    High 12:14pm (1.24m)
    Low 6:27pm (0.58m)
    Daylight
    First light07:02
    Sunrise07:26
    Sunset18:30
    Dark18:54

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