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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Fukuoka-shi, Japan

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Fukuoka-shi...

Fukuoka-shi is a coastal city in Japan. It is a fairly huge city close to the water with a population of 1392289 people. The water temperature around Fukuoka-shi varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 11.6°C (52.8°F) in March up to 26.2°C (79.2°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Fukuoka-shi 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 Fukuoka-shi?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Fukuoka-shi is about:
26°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Fukuoka-shi?

Not many surf spots are located close to Fukuoka-shi. A spot that might be worth checking out is Isegahama, which is more than 109.5km (68miles) away from Fukuoka-shi. Click here to check out more information on Isegahama and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Kanegahama, which is approximately 111.3km (69.1miles) away from Fukuoka-shi. Another fun surfspot is Kanegahama, located ca 111.3km (69.1miles) from Fukuoka-shi.

Are there gorgeous beaches near Fukuoka-shi?

Not too many beaches are located near to Fukuoka-shi. The closest decent beach is Haeundae Beach, which is almost 128.6km (79.9miles) away from Fukuoka-shi. If you have some extra time, you can also try Kujukuri Beach, which is ca 581.5km (361.2miles) away from Fukuoka-shi.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Fukuoka-shi?

The sea temperature around Fukuoka-shi 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 thin top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Fukuoka-shi. However, during early spring, water temperatures cool down to nearly 12°C (53°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Fukuoka-shi?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when 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 Fukuoka-shi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Fukuoka-shi...

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