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

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

Kitahiroshima is a coastal city in Japan. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the water with a population of 62370 people. The water temperature around Kitahiroshima varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.6°F) in January up to 21.7°C (71.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kitahiroshima 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 Kitahiroshima?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Kitahiroshima is approximately:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots close to Kitahiroshima?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Kitahiroshima. A spot that might be worth checking out is Veedol Beach, which is more than 152.3km (94.6miles) away from Kitahiroshima. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Veedol Beach and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Sendai shinko, which is 327.2km (203.2miles) away from Kitahiroshima. Another surfspot is Sendai shinko, located roughly 327.2km (203.2miles) from Kitahiroshima.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are near to Kitahiroshima. The next good one is Lazurnaya Bay, which is more than 476.3km (295.8miles) away from Kitahiroshima. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Kujukuri Beach, roughly 515.6km (320.3miles) away from Kitahiroshima.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Kitahiroshima?

The water temperature around Kitahiroshima is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Kitahiroshima. Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures come down to nearly 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Kitahiroshima?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Kitahiroshima: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kitahiroshima...

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