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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ryotsu-minato, Japan

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ryotsu-minato...

Ryotsu-minato is a coastal city in Japan. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 16359 people. The water temperature around Ryotsu-minato varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 9.7°C (49.4°F) in March up to 26.3°C (79.4°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ryotsu-minato 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 Ryotsu-minato?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Ryotsu-minato is about:
25°C (77°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Ryotsu-minato. The closest decent spot is Sendai shinko, which is almost 140.8km (87.4miles) away from Ryotsu-minato. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Sendai shinko and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Sunset beach, which is ca 181.5km (112.7miles) away from Ryotsu-minato. Another good surfspot is Sunset beach, located ca 181.5km (112.7miles) from Ryotsu-minato.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Ryotsu-minato. A beach, which is not too far away, is Kujukuri Beach, which is more than 208km (129.2miles) away from Ryotsu-minato. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Lazurnaya Bay, which is ca 475.9km (295.6miles) away from Ryotsu-minato.

What wetsuit do I need for Ryotsu-minato?

The water temperature around Ryotsu-minato is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Ryotsu-minato. However, during early spring, temperatures drop down to nearly 10°C (49°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy 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 near Ryotsu-minato?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Ryotsu-minato: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ryotsu-minato...

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