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

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

Shiozawa is a coastal city in Japan. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 20178 people. The water temperature around Shiozawa has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 9.8°C (49.6°F) in March up to 26.1°C (79°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Shiozawa 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 Shiozawa?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Shiozawa is approximately:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Shiozawa. The next good one is Kugenuma, which is 124.1km (77.1miles) away from Shiozawa. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Kugenuma and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Shichirigahama, which is approximately 125.4km (77.9miles) away from Shiozawa. Another surfspot is Shichirigahama, located roughly 125.4km (77.9miles) from Shiozawa.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are close to Shiozawa. The next good beach is Kujukuri Beach, which is almost 136.8km (85miles) away from Shiozawa. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Lazurnaya Bay, roughly 544.1km (337.9miles) away from Shiozawa.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Shiozawa?

The water temperature around Shiozawa 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 wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Shiozawa. However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 10°C (50°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Shiozawa?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Shiozawa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Shiozawa...

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