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

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

Odate is a coastal city in Japan. It is a fairly mid-size city close to the ocean with a population of 64543 people. The water temperature around Odate changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.9°C (44.5°F) in March up to 25°C (77°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Odate 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 Odate?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Odate is about:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Odate. The closest decent spot is Momoishi, which is just 53.8km (35.2miles) away from Odate. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Momoishi and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Odate are Veedol Beach, which is approximately 56.6km (35.2miles) away, and Sendai shinko, located 141.3km (87.8miles) from Odate.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Odate. The next good one is Kujukuri Beach, which is almost 325.2km (202miles) away from Odate. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Lazurnaya Bay, 470.7km (292.4miles) away from Odate.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Odate?

The sea temperature around Odate is warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to nearly 7°C (44°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 people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Odate?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Odate: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Odate...

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