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

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

Obama is a coastal city in Japan. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 32896 people. The water temperature around Obama varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 10.2°C (50.3°F) in March up to 27.6°C (81.7°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 Obama 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 Obama?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters around Obama is ca:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Obama. A spot that might be worth checking out is Sunset beach, which is just 54.7km (45.9miles) away from Obama. Click here for more information on Sunset beach and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Obama are Ataka, which is approximately 73.9km (45.9miles) away, and Tottori-sakyu, located ca 85.9km (53.4miles) from Obama.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to Obama. The next good beach is Kujukuri Beach, which is more than 266km (165.2miles) away from Obama. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Haeundae Beach, which is 372.7km (231.5miles) away from Obama.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Obama?

The sea temperature around Obama is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°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 Obama. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to 10°C (50°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Obama?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Obama: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Obama...

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