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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Okayama-shi, Japan

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Okayama-shi...

Okayama-shi is a coastal city in Japan. It is a quite huge city close to the water with a population of 639652 people. The water temperature around Okayama-shi varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 8.4°C (47.1°F) in March up to 26.7°C (80°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Okayama-shi 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 Okayama-shi?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Okayama-shi is about:
8°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots near Okayama-shi?

There are not too many surf spots close to Okayama-shi. A spot, which is not too far away, is Tottori-sakyu, which is about 63.1km (46.2miles) away from Okayama-shi. Click here for more information on Tottori-sakyu and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Okayama-shi are Uchizuma, which is 74.3km (46.2miles) away, and Kaifu Rivermouth, located approximately 77.8km (48.3miles) from Okayama-shi.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Okayama-shi. A good beach nearby is Haeundae Beach, which is 271.8km (168.8miles) away from Okayama-shi. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Kujukuri Beach, which is roughly 373.1km (231.7miles) away from Okayama-shi.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Okayama-shi?

The water temperature around Okayama-shi is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, 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 . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures drop down to roughly 8°C (47°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine 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 scuba diving and fishing close to Okayama-shi?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during fall when temperatures go up to 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Okayama-shi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Okayama-shi...

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