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

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

Sakura is a coastal city in Japan. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 182549 people. The water temperature around Sakura changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.9°C (57°F) in March up to 23.7°C (74.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sakura 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 Sakura?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Sakura is approximately:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Sakura. The closest decent spot is Katagai, which is about 18km (17.6miles) away from Sakura. Click here for more information on Katagai and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Sakura are Taito, which is ca 28.3km (17.6miles) away, and Osaki, located 48.1km (29.9miles) from Sakura.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Sakura. The closest decent beach is Kujukuri Beach, which is more than 17.2km (10.7miles) away from Sakura. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Haeundae Beach, which is roughly 626.7km (389.2miles) away from Sakura.

What wetsuit is needed for Sakura?

The water temperature around Sakura is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of 14°C (57°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Sakura?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Sakura: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Sakura...

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