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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Nankai Trough

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Nankai Trough...

Nankai Trough is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Nankai Trough changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 18.8°C (65.9°F) in March up to 28.6°C (83.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Nankai Trough 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 Nankai Trough?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Nankai Trough is approximately:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Nankai Trough. A good spot nearby is Shiina, which is 92.3km (58.9miles) away from Nankai Trough. Click here for more information on Shiina and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Nankai Trough are Ozaki, which is roughly 94.9km (58.9miles) away, and Ikumi, located 102.7km (63.8miles) from Nankai Trough.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are near to Nankai Trough. A good beach nearby is Kujukuri Beach, which is almost 387.3km (240.6miles) away from Nankai Trough. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Haeundae Beach, which is 389.3km (241.8miles) away from Nankai Trough.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Nankai Trough?

The water temperature at Nankai Trough is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (83°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 19°C (66°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Nankai Trough?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 19 to 24°C (66-75°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (74-83°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Nankai Trough: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Nankai Trough...

Do you know what the the city Fasnia in Spain, the city Tolk in Germany, and the city Greenwell Point in Australia have in common with Nankai Trough? Click on the links to find out...