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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Akashi, Japan

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Akashi...

Akashi is a coastal city in Japan. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 297279 people. The water temperature around Akashi changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 9.5°C (49.1°F) in February up to 26.2°C (79.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Akashi is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Akashi?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters close to Akashi is approximately:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Akashi. A spot, which is not too far away, is Uchizuma, which is about 75.1km (47.4miles) away from Akashi. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Uchizuma and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Akashi are Tottori-sakyu, which is approximately 76.3km (47.4miles) away, and Kaifu Rivermouth, located approximately 80.2km (49.8miles) from Akashi.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Akashi. A good beach nearby is Kujukuri Beach, which is almost 315.5km (196miles) away from Akashi. If you have some extra time, you can also try Haeundae Beach, ca 330.9km (205.5miles) away from Akashi.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Akashi?

The water temperature around Akashi is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Akashi. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 10°C (49°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Akashi?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Akashi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Akashi...

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