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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kihoku-cho, Japan

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Kihoku-cho...

Kihoku-cho is a coastal city in Japan. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 11712 people. The water temperature around Kihoku-cho varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 15.3°C (59.5°F) in February up to 25.3°C (77.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kihoku-cho 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 Kihoku-cho?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Kihoku-cho. A spot that might be worth checking out is Futami, which is about 27km (16.9miles) away from Kihoku-cho. Click here for directions and for more information on Futami and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Kihoku-cho are Hirano, which is roughly 27.2km (16.9miles) away, and Niyodogawakakou, located approximately 48.1km (29.9miles) from Kihoku-cho.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Kihoku-cho. A beach that might be worth checking out is Haeundae Beach, which is 238.5km (148.1miles) away from Kihoku-cho. If you have some extra time, you can also try Kujukuri Beach, 466.3km (289.6miles) away from Kihoku-cho.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Kihoku-cho?

The water temperature around Kihoku-cho is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (78°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of 15°C (60°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Kihoku-cho?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when water temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Kihoku-cho: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kihoku-cho...

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