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

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

Ikumi is a surf spot in Japan. The water temperature around Ikumi has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.7°C (62.1°F) in March up to 27.6°C (81.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ikumi 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 Ikumi?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Ikumi is approximately:
27°C (80°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Ikumi. The closest one is Takegashima, which is 2.4km (1.5miles) away from Ikumi. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Takegashima and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Ikumi is Shishikui, which is roughly 3.1km (1.9miles) away.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Ikumi?

No, not many beaches are located near to Ikumi. A beach, which is not too far away, is Haeundae Beach, which is almost 310.6km (192.9miles) away from Ikumi. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Kujukuri Beach, roughly 375.6km (233.3miles) away from Ikumi.

What wetsuit is recommended for Ikumi?

The water temperature at Ikumi is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°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 ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to roughly 17°C (62°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Ikumi?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Ikumi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Ikumi...

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