In his article,
The Thrill of Surfing,
The reason why I started surfing is that I came across a beautiful beach in Miyazaki, Japan. Miyazaki is one of the most famous spots for surfing in Japan. In summer time, many surfers visit Miyazaki from all over Japan or even from overseas.
The website Outdoorjapan.com has numerous resources for Miyazaki surfers including
Surf Break Tables
for the Miyazaki coastline compiled by Matt Lindsay & Yoko Kohara
and three surf maps showing the Miyazaki-ken coast line from:
Finally, Jeff, the author of the Western Japan surf guide at Hold-Out.com writes:
The main thing I know about Kyushu is that the ramen is excellent but... there are a lot of good breaks near Miyazaki City, and in the Nichinan and Osumi areas.
For more excellent information on surfing in Kyushu and elsewhere in Japan I would highly recommend Outdoorjapan.com: Surfing
Alan Lansdowne, London, February 2003
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