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

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

Katagai is a surf spot in Japan. The water temperature around Katagai has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.9°C (57°F) in March up to 23.7°C (74.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Katagai 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 Katagai?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Katagai is about:
20°C (69°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Katagai. The nearest one is Taito, which is 14.5km (9miles) away from Katagai. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Taito and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Katagai is Osaki, which is roughly 53.6km (33.3miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to Katagai. The next good one is Kujukuri Beach, which is almost 2.5km (1.5miles) away from Katagai. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Haeundae Beach, roughly 638.9km (396.8miles) away from Katagai.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Katagai?

The sea temperature at Katagai is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures come down to nearly 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Katagai?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Katagai: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Katagai...

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