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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ekie Island, Japan

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ekie Island...

Ekie Island is a surf spot in Japan. The water temperature around Ekie Island varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 21.7°C (71°F) in March up to 28.8°C (83.8°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (77°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Ekie Island 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 at Ekie Island?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Ekie Island is about:
25°C (76°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Ekie Island?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Ekie Island. The nearest one is White Beach, which is 8.5km (5.3miles) away from Ekie Island. Click here for directions and to check out more information on White Beach and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Ekie Island is Tengan Pier, which is approximately 9.6km (6miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Ekie Island. The closest decent one is Fulong Beach, which is almost 390.9km (242.8miles) away from Ekie Island. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit South Bay, which is approximately 550.1km (341.7miles) away from Ekie Island.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Ekie Island?

The sea temperature at Ekie Island is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Ekie Island. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures cool down to approximately 22°C (71°F). During this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Ekie Island?

Due to comparatively large 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 22 to 27°C (71-80°F) during February, March, and April. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Ekie Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ekie Island...

Do you know what the the city Schelfstadt in Germany, the city Cherry Hill in United States, and the city Cikotok in Indonesia have in common with Ekie Island? Click on the links to find out...