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

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

Momoishi is a surf spot in Japan. The water temperature around Momoishi changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 6.3°C (43.3°F) in March up to 21.2°C (70.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Momoishi 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 Momoishi?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Momoishi is ca:
6°C (43°F)

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

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Momoishi. The closest one is Veedol Beach, which is just 7.2km (4.5miles) away from Momoishi. Click here for directions and for more information on Veedol Beach and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Momoishi is Sendai shinko, which is approximately 168.2km (104.4miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches near Momoishi?

Not too many beaches are located close to Momoishi. A good beach nearby is Kujukuri Beach, which is almost 356.9km (221.7miles) away from Momoishi. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Lazurnaya Bay, roughly 500.9km (311.1miles) away from Momoishi.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Momoishi?

The sea temperature at Momoishi is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Momoishi. However, during early spring, sea temperatures reach lows of 6°C (43°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Momoishi?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Momoishi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Momoishi...

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