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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Iro Canyon

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Iro Canyon...

Iro Canyon is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Iro Canyon varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 15.7°C (60.3°F) in March up to 26.3°C (79.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Iro Canyon 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 Iro Canyon?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Iro Canyon is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near Iro Canyon?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Iro Canyon. The nearest one is Ohama Beach, which is just 18.7km (11.8miles) away from Iro Canyon. Click here for more information on Ohama Beach and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Iro Canyon are Irita Hama, which is roughly 19km (11.8miles) away, and Tadado Beach, located approximately 19.3km (12miles) from Iro Canyon.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Iro Canyon. A beach, which is not too far away, is Kujukuri Beach, which is 120.6km (74.9miles) away from Iro Canyon. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Haeundae Beach, which is roughly 552.8km (343.3miles) away from Iro Canyon.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Iro Canyon?

The water temperature at Iro Canyon 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 wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures cool down to roughly 16°C (60°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, 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 carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Iro Canyon?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Iro Canyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Iro Canyon...

Do you know what the the city Rothesay Bay in New Zealand, the geo Greenland-Iceland Rise , and the island Goose in United States have in common with Iro Canyon? Click on the links to find out...