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

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

Sumoto is a coastal city in Japan. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 39546 people. The water temperature around Sumoto varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 9.5°C (49.1°F) in February up to 26.2°C (79.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sumoto 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 Sumoto?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Sumoto is ca:
10°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Sumoto?

There are not many surf spots close to Sumoto. The closest decent spot is Uchizuma, which is just 55.6km (37.7miles) away from Sumoto. Click here for more information on Uchizuma and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Sumoto are Kaifu Rivermouth, which is 60.6km (37.7miles) away, and Shishikui, located ca 63.9km (39.7miles) from Sumoto.

Are there white sand beaches near Sumoto?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Sumoto. The next good beach is Kujukuri Beach, which is 324.6km (201.6miles) away from Sumoto. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Haeundae Beach, which is 329km (204.3miles) away from Sumoto.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Sumoto?

The sea temperature around Sumoto 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 thin wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to 10°C (49°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Sumoto?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Sumoto: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Sumoto...

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