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

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

Hamakita is a coastal city in Japan. It is a comparatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 86502 people. The water temperature around Hamakita changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 13.9°C (57.1°F) in March up to 26°C (78.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hamakita 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 Hamakita?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Hamakita is approximately:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Hamakita. The closest decent spot is Shizunami, which is roughly 26km (17.2miles) away from Hamakita. Click here for directions and for more information on Shizunami and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Hamakita are Omaezaki, which is 27.7km (17.2miles) away, and Akabane Long Beach, located 35.9km (22.3miles) from Hamakita.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located close to Hamakita. The next good one is Kujukuri Beach, which is 160.5km (99.7miles) away from Hamakita. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Haeundae Beach, which is approximately 487.7km (302.9miles) away from Hamakita.

What wetsuit do I need for Hamakita?

The water temperature around Hamakita 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 light wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to approximately 14°C (57°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Hamakita?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Hamakita: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Hamakita...

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