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

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

Furudate is a coastal city in Japan. The water temperature around Furudate has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 6.3°C (43.3°F) in March up to 21.2°C (70.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Furudate 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 Furudate?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Furudate is about:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots near Furudate?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Furudate. The closest one is Momoishi, which is only 12.1km (11.1miles) away from Furudate. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Momoishi and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Furudate are Veedol Beach, which is 17.8km (11.1miles) away, and Sendai shinko, located 157.6km (97.9miles) from Furudate.

Are there beaches close to Furudate?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Furudate. The next good one is Kujukuri Beach, which is 346.1km (214.9miles) away from Furudate. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Lazurnaya Bay, roughly 498.2km (309.4miles) away from Furudate.

What wetsuit is needed for Furudate?

The water temperature around Furudate is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Furudate. However, during early spring, sea temperatures cool down to 6°C (43°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Furudate?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Furudate: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Furudate...

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