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

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

Akita is a coastal city in Japan. It is a comparatively average coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 320069 people. The water temperature around Akita changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.3°C (45.1°F) in March up to 28.1°C (82.5°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Akita 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 Akita?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters close to Akita is approximately:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Akita. A spot, which is not too far away, is Momoishi, which is 95.7km (61.9miles) away from Akita. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Momoishi and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Akita are Veedol Beach, which is roughly 99.7km (61.9miles) away, and Sendai shinko, located ca 112km (69.6miles) from Akita.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are near to Akita. The next good one is Kujukuri Beach, which is 287.5km (178.6miles) away from Akita. If you have some extra time, you can also try Lazurnaya Bay, which is ca 469.2km (291.4miles) away from Akita.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Akita?

The water temperature around Akita is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Akita. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures cool down to 7°C (45°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Akita?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during fall when temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Akita: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Akita...

Do you know what the the city Haveluy in France, the city Miryang in South Korea, and the city Baihua in China have in common with Akita? Click on the links to find out...