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

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

Hirakata is a coastal city in Japan. It is a rather medium-sized town close to the water with a population of 406331 people. The water temperature around Hirakata changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 9.5°C (49.1°F) in February up to 26.2°C (79.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hirakata 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 Hirakata?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Hirakata is ca:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Hirakata?

There are not many surf spots close to Hirakata. A spot that might be worth checking out is Akabane Long Beach, which is 89.4km (59miles) away from Hirakata. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Akabane Long Beach and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Hirakata are Tottori-sakyu, which is approximately 95km (59miles) away, and Sunset beach, located 101.1km (62.8miles) from Hirakata.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are near to Hirakata. One that might be worth checking out is Kujukuri Beach, which is almost 276.4km (171.7miles) away from Hirakata. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Haeundae Beach, which is approximately 367.3km (228.1miles) away from Hirakata.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Hirakata?

The sea temperature around Hirakata 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 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Hirakata. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to approximately 10°C (49°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Hirakata?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 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 Hirakata: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Hirakata...

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