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

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

Shiroi is a coastal city in Japan. It is a comparatively mid-size city close to the water with a population of 55314 people. The water temperature around Shiroi varies slightly year round. 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Shiroi 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 Shiroi?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Shiroi is about:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots near Shiroi?

There are not too many surf spots close to Shiroi. The closest decent spot is Katagai, which is about 28.8km (23.3miles) away from Shiroi. Click here to check out more information on Katagai and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Shiroi are Taito, which is roughly 37.5km (23.3miles) away, and Osaki, located approximately 45.4km (28.2miles) from Shiroi.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Shiroi. One that might be worth checking out is Kujukuri Beach, which is 28.2km (17.5miles) away from Shiroi. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Haeundae Beach, which is approximately 617.7km (383.6miles) away from Shiroi.

What wetsuit is needed for Shiroi?

The water temperature around Shiroi 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 ok without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Shiroi. However, during early spring, temperatures drop down to nearly 14°C (57°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Shiroi?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Shiroi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Shiroi...

Do you know what the the city Lampitak in the Philippines, the city Vaerlose in the Denmark, and the city Jinpu in the China have in common with Shiroi? Click on the links to find out...