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

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

Miyako is a coastal city in Japan. It is a quite mid-size city close to the ocean with a population of 51721 people. The water temperature around Miyako varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 5.7°C (42.3°F) in March up to 20.5°C (68.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Miyako 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 Miyako?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Miyako is about:
10°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Miyako. A spot that might be worth checking out is Momoishi, which is roughly 75.5km (51.3miles) away from Miyako. Click here for directions and for more information on Momoishi and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Miyako are Veedol Beach, which is 82.7km (51.3miles) away, and Sendai shinko, located approximately 108km (67.1miles) from Miyako.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are close to Miyako. A beach, which is not too far away, is Kujukuri Beach, which is 293.7km (182.4miles) away from Miyako. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Lazurnaya Bay, 552.3km (343miles) away from Miyako.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Miyako?

The water temperature around Miyako is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (69°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Miyako. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of roughly 6°C (42°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Miyako?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (60-69°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Miyako: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Miyako...

Do you know what the the city Rongbang in China, the city Ruotsinpyhtaeae in Finland, and the city Roccagloriosa in Italy have in common with Miyako? Click on the links to find out...