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

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

Kugenuma is a surf spot in Japan. The water temperature around Kugenuma has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.3°C (57.7°F) in March up to 25.9°C (78.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kugenuma 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 Kugenuma?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Kugenuma is ca:
14°C (58°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Kugenuma?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Kugenuma. The closest one is Shichirigahama, which is just 2.5km (1.6miles) away from Kugenuma. Click here for more information on Shichirigahama and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Kugenuma is Inamuragasaki, which is approximately 3.3km (2.1miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near Kugenuma?

Not too many beaches are located close to Kugenuma. The closest decent beach is Kujukuri Beach, which is almost 59.4km (36.9miles) away from Kugenuma. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Haeundae Beach, roughly 582.4km (361.7miles) away from Kugenuma.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Kugenuma?

The sea temperature at Kugenuma is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Kugenuma. However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures come down to roughly 14°C (58°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Kugenuma?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Kugenuma: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Kugenuma...

Do you know what the the city Green Harbor-Cedar Crest in the United States, the city Kibaek in the Denmark, and the island Linga Holm in the United Kingdom have in common with Kugenuma? Click on the links to find out...