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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ryukyu Ridge

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ryukyu Ridge...

Ryukyu Ridge is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Ryukyu Ridge varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 21.3°C (70.3°F) in January up to 28.5°C (83.4°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (77°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Ryukyu Ridge 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 Ryukyu Ridge?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Ryukyu Ridge is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Ryukyu Ridge?

There are not many surf spots close to Ryukyu Ridge. A spot that might be worth checking out is Suicide Cliffs, which is roughly 42.9km (31.7miles) away from Ryukyu Ridge. Click here to check out more information on Suicide Cliffs and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Ryukyu Ridge are Sunabe, which is ca 51.1km (31.7miles) away, and 5 rocks, located 51.3km (31.9miles) from Ryukyu Ridge.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are close to Ryukyu Ridge. A beach that might be worth checking out is Fulong Beach, which is more than 323.7km (201.1miles) away from Ryukyu Ridge. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit South Bay, 481km (298.8miles) away from Ryukyu Ridge.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Ryukyu Ridge?

The sea temperature at Ryukyu Ridge is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (83°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Ryukyu Ridge. However, during winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 21°C (70°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Ryukyu Ridge?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during fall when sea temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (74-83°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Ryukyu Ridge: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ryukyu Ridge...

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