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

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

Shibushi is a coastal city in Japan. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 18349 people. The water temperature around Shibushi changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 17.4°C (63.2°F) in February up to 27.4°C (81.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Shibushi 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 Shibushi?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Shibushi is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Shibushi. A spot that might be worth checking out is Kizaki beach, which is 32.5km (24.8miles) away from Shibushi. Click here for more information on Kizaki beach and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Shibushi are Miyzaki Wave dome, which is ca 39.9km (24.8miles) away, and Kanegahama, located roughly 68.8km (42.7miles) from Shibushi.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are near to Shibushi. One that might be worth checking out is Haeundae Beach, which is more than 277.8km (172.5miles) away from Shibushi. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Kujukuri Beach, which is approximately 598.2km (371.6miles) away from Shibushi.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Shibushi?

The water temperature around Shibushi is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°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 people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Shibushi. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to approximately 17°C (63°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Shibushi?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Shibushi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Shibushi...

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