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

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

Ishigaki is a coastal city in Japan. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 44802 people. The water temperature around Ishigaki has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 21.1°C (70°F) in January up to 29.5°C (85.1°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Ishigaki 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 Ishigaki?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Ishigaki is ca:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Ishigaki. A spot, which is not too far away, is Fulong Beach, which is almost 146.1km (90.8miles) away from Ishigaki. Click here to check out more information on Fulong Beach and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Dashi-Honeymoon Bay, which is roughly 148km (91.9miles) away from Ishigaki. Another surfspot is Dashi-Honeymoon Bay, located 148km (91.9miles) from Ishigaki.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Ishigaki. A good beach nearby is Fulong Beach, which is more than 146.2km (90.8miles) away from Ishigaki. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try South Bay, 269.3km (167.3miles) away from Ishigaki.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Ishigaki?

The sea temperature around Ishigaki is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (85°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during December, January, and February, temperatures come down to roughly 21°C (70°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Ishigaki?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F) during December, January, and February. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (76-85°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Ishigaki: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ishigaki...

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