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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Matsue-shi, Japan

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Matsue-shi...

Matsue-shi is a coastal city in Japan. It is a fairly medium-sized town close to the water with a population of 156811 people. The water temperature around Matsue-shi varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 10.7°C (51.3°F) in March up to 26.7°C (80.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Matsue-shi 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 Matsue-shi?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Matsue-shi is ca:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Matsue-shi?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Matsue-shi. A good spot nearby is Tottori-sakyu, which is 65.9km (40.9miles) away from Matsue-shi. Click here to check out more information on Tottori-sakyu and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Niyodogawakakou, which is 141.3km (87.8miles) away from Matsue-shi. Another fun surfspot is Niyodogawakakou, located roughly 141.3km (87.8miles) from Matsue-shi.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Matsue-shi. The closest decent beach is Haeundae Beach, which is more than 220.8km (137.1miles) away from Matsue-shi. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Kujukuri Beach, roughly 417.6km (259.4miles) away from Matsue-shi.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Matsue-shi?

The sea temperature around Matsue-shi is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°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 sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Matsue-shi. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures come down to roughly 11°C (51°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Matsue-shi?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Matsue-shi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Matsue-shi...

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