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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Minami-rinkan, Japan

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Minami-rinkan...

Minami-rinkan is a coastal city in Japan. It is a quite mid-size city close to the ocean with a population of 224015 people. The water temperature around Minami-rinkan varies dramatically year round. 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Minami-rinkan 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 Minami-rinkan?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Minami-rinkan is about:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Minami-rinkan. The nearest one is Kugenuma, which is just 11.7km (8miles) away from Minami-rinkan. Click here for directions and for more information on Kugenuma and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Minami-rinkan are Shichirigahama, which is roughly 12.8km (8miles) away, and Inamuragasaki, located approximately 13.3km (8.2miles) from Minami-rinkan.

Are there beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are close to Minami-rinkan. A beach, which is not too far away, is Kujukuri Beach, which is almost 58.1km (36.1miles) away from Minami-rinkan. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Haeundae Beach, ca 581.7km (361.3miles) away from Minami-rinkan.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Minami-rinkan?

The sea temperature around Minami-rinkan 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 light wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 14°C (58°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Minami-rinkan?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Minami-rinkan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Minami-rinkan...

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