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

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

Takaoka is a coastal city in Japan. It is a rather medium-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 170077 people. The water temperature around Takaoka has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 9.5°C (49.1°F) in March up to 27°C (80.6°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 Takaoka 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 Takaoka?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Takaoka is ca:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Takaoka. A good spot nearby is Ataka, which is 40.5km (38miles) away from Takaoka. Click here for more information on Ataka and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Takaoka are Sunset beach, which is ca 61.2km (38miles) away, and Akabane Long Beach, located 148.9km (92.5miles) from Takaoka.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not many beaches are near to Takaoka. A beach that might be worth checking out is Kujukuri Beach, which is more than 211.1km (131.1miles) away from Takaoka. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Haeundae Beach, which is roughly 457.2km (284miles) away from Takaoka.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Takaoka?

The sea temperature around Takaoka 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 light top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Takaoka. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to roughly 10°C (49°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Takaoka?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Takaoka: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Takaoka...

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