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

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

Kitahama is a coastal city in Japan. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 23836 people. The water temperature around Kitahama has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 10.2°C (50.3°F) in March up to 27.6°C (81.7°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 Kitahama 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 Kitahama?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters near Kitahama is about:
11°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Kitahama. The closest decent spot is Sunset beach, which is just 74km (51.5miles) away from Kitahama. Click here for more information on Sunset beach and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Kitahama are Akabane Long Beach, which is 82.8km (51.5miles) away, and Ataka, located approximately 90.9km (56.5miles) from Kitahama.

Are there beaches located close to Kitahama?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Kitahama. One that might be worth checking out is Kujukuri Beach, which is 257.9km (160.2miles) away from Kitahama. If you have some extra time, you can also try Haeundae Beach, which is roughly 381.6km (237miles) away from Kitahama.

What wetsuit is needed for Kitahama?

The water temperature around Kitahama 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 thin top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 10°C (50°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Kitahama?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (50-59°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 change during summer when temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Kitahama: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kitahama...

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