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

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

Sakai is a coastal city in Japan. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 26918 people. The water temperature around Sakai changes extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 9.5°C (49.1°F) in February up to 26.2°C (79.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sakai 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 Sakai?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Sakai is approximately:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots close to Sakai?

There are not too many surf spots close to Sakai. A spot that might be worth checking out is Katagai, which is about 54km (35.6miles) away from Sakai. Click here for more information on Katagai and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Sakai are Shichirigahama, which is ca 57.3km (35.6miles) away, and Inamuragasaki, located ca 57.3km (35.6miles) from Sakai.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Sakai. One that might be worth checking out is Kujukuri Beach, which is more than 53km (32.9miles) away from Sakai. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Haeundae Beach, which is ca 604.5km (375.5miles) away from Sakai.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Sakai?

The water temperature around Sakai 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 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Sakai. However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to nearly 10°C (49°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required 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 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 Sakai?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Sakai: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Sakai...

Do you know what the the city El Carmen in Peru, the city Benavites in Spain, and the city Tarvin in United Kingdom have in common with Sakai? Click on the links to find out...