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

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

Shobara is a coastal city in Japan. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 20527 people. The water temperature around Shobara has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 12.3°C (54.2°F) in February up to 27°C (80.7°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 Shobara 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 Shobara?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Shobara is approximately:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots close to Shobara?

There are not too many surf spots close to Shobara. A spot that might be worth checking out is Tottori-sakyu, which is about 82.9km (61.3miles) away from Shobara. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Tottori-sakyu and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Shobara are Monobegawakakou, which is 98.7km (61.3miles) away, and Niyodogawakakou, located 99.8km (62miles) from Shobara.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Shobara. A good beach nearby is Haeundae Beach, which is 218.8km (135.9miles) away from Shobara. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Kujukuri Beach, which is approximately 422.3km (262.3miles) away from Shobara.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Shobara?

The water temperature around Shobara 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 temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures cool down to approximately 12°C (54°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Shobara?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Shobara: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Shobara...

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