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

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

Sukumo is a coastal city in Japan. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 25784 people. The water temperature around Sukumo changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.8°C (62.2°F) in March up to 26.9°C (80.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (70°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sukumo 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 Sukumo?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Sukumo is approximately:
20°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Sukumo. The closest one is Hirano, which is just 15.3km (9.7miles) away from Sukumo. Click here for directions and for more information on Hirano and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Sukumo are Futami, which is roughly 15.6km (9.7miles) away, and Niyodogawakakou, located roughly 56.4km (35miles) from Sukumo.

Are there nice beaches located close to Sukumo?

No, not many beaches are located close to Sukumo. One that might be worth checking out is Haeundae Beach, which is 253.7km (157.6miles) away from Sukumo. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Kujukuri Beach, 471.8km (293.1miles) away from Sukumo.

What wetsuit do I need for Sukumo?

The water temperature around Sukumo is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Sukumo?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Sukumo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Sukumo...

Do you know what the the city Carrabelle in the United States, the city Sioah in the Indonesia, and the city Lemu in the Finland have in common with Sukumo? Click on the links to find out...