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

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

Rifu is a coastal city in Japan. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 35037 people. The water temperature around Rifu has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.7°C (44°F) in March up to 23.5°C (74.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Rifu 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 Rifu?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Rifu is approximately:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Rifu. The next good one is Sendai shinko, which is more than 5.5km (3.4miles) away from Rifu. Click here for more information on Sendai shinko and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Veedol Beach, which is roughly 170.4km (105.8miles) away from Rifu. Another surfspot is Veedol Beach, located 170.4km (105.8miles) from Rifu.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are close to Rifu. The closest decent beach is Kujukuri Beach, which is almost 193.1km (119.9miles) away from Rifu. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Lazurnaya Bay, 558.7km (347miles) away from Rifu.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Rifu?

The water temperature around Rifu is warm, reaching up to 24°C (74°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures cool down to roughly 7°C (44°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts 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 scuba diving and fishing near Rifu?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot 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 normally change during summer when water temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (65-74°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Rifu: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Rifu...

Do you know what the the city Seaham in United Kingdom, the geo Penchant Basin , and the city Port Blair in India have in common with Rifu? Click on the links to find out...