Okinawa / Camp Schwab (Oruwan Beach) Search Add Picture Edit

Continent
Asia
Country
Japan
Next Big City
Naha Airport (Okinawa)
Next Town
Ishikawa
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Flat, Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Reefs
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
No information

Inside reef and smooth. Outside reef, surf and choppy. Reef located 400m of the beach. Alternative location that the reef is closer to reach and faces the south for different wind direction. Located 300m away from primary location.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
None

Very clean beach for setting up. Groomed everyday with no debris. Clean sand throughout. The beach is about 300m long and about 75m wide. Access to these beaches is by escort only.

Weather

Spring:
Shorts
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorts
Winter:
Shorty

Always sunny and warm during the summer (May to October). Winter months cools off to about 19-23┬░C.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, December
Wind Type:
No information
Best Direction:
NNE
Main Direction:
NNE, S, NW

Summer: light winds. 8-14 knots South to Northwest except prior to and after Typhoons when the wind picks up considerably. Winter: in the 12-30 knts range and are typically from the NNE which is accessible from the East side of the island.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Take route 58 from Naha airport and go North until you reach route 75 East. Take it until you get to 329 North. Follow it until you reach Camp Schwab. Escort from Airport to location is available.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

Watch out for beach goers and use common sense when landing, launching and conditions considerations. Not a public beach. You need to know someone from the camp.

Nightlife

No information