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

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

Kawasaki is a coastal city in Japan. It is a relatively big coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1306785 people. The water temperature around Kawasaki varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.9°C (46.3°F) in February up to 27.8°C (82°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kawasaki 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 Kawasaki?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters close to Kawasaki is approximately:
10°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Kawasaki. The nearest one is Osaki, which is 18.2km (11.6miles) away from Kawasaki. Click here for more information on Osaki and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Kawasaki are Inamuragasaki, which is 18.6km (11.6miles) away, and Shichirigahama, located roughly 18.9km (11.7miles) from Kawasaki.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are near to Kawasaki. A beach, which is not too far away, is Kujukuri Beach, which is 42.9km (26.6miles) away from Kawasaki. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Haeundae Beach, which is approximately 596.9km (370.7miles) away from Kawasaki.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Kawasaki?

The water temperature around Kawasaki 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 light top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to approximately 8°C (46°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Kawasaki?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Kawasaki: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kawasaki...

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