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

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

Makubetsu is a coastal city in Japan. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 25935 people. The water temperature around Makubetsu has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 1.5°C (34.8°F) in March up to 19.6°C (67.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Makubetsu 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 Makubetsu?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Makubetsu is about:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Makubetsu?

Not many surf spots are located close to Makubetsu. The closest decent spot is Veedol Beach, which is 318.4km (197.7miles) away from Makubetsu. Click here for directions and for more information on Veedol Beach and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Sendai shinko, which is 493.3km (306.4miles) away from Makubetsu. Another surfspot is Sendai shinko, located 493.3km (306.4miles) from Makubetsu.

Are there gorgeous beaches near Makubetsu?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Makubetsu. A beach, which is not too far away, is Lazurnaya Bay, which is more than 511.4km (317.7miles) away from Makubetsu. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Kujukuri Beach, 681.7km (423.4miles) away from Makubetsu.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Makubetsu?

The sea temperature around Makubetsu is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (67°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures drop down to 2°C (35°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Makubetsu?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (58-67°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Makubetsu: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Makubetsu...

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