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

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

Shimotoda is a coastal city in Japan. It is a comparatively average coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 118731 people. The water temperature around Shimotoda has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 13.8°C (56.8°F) in March up to 25.4°C (77.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Shimotoda 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 Shimotoda?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Shimotoda is approximately:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Shimotoda. A spot that might be worth checking out is Shichirigahama, which is just 36.4km (22.6miles) away from Shimotoda. Click here to check out more information on Shichirigahama and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Shimotoda are Inamuragasaki, which is ca 36.5km (22.6miles) away, and Kugenuma, located ca 36.5km (22.7miles) from Shimotoda.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Shimotoda. The next good beach is Kujukuri Beach, which is more than 47.7km (29.6miles) away from Shimotoda. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Haeundae Beach, ca 596.3km (370.3miles) away from Shimotoda.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Shimotoda?

The water temperature around Shimotoda is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (78°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 fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Shimotoda. However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 14°C (57°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Shimotoda?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit 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. However, the conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Shimotoda: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Shimotoda...

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