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

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

Takikawa is a coastal city in Japan. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 45131 people. The water temperature around Takikawa varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 4.6°C (40.3°F) in January up to 22°C (71.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Takikawa 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 Takikawa?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Takikawa is ca:
6°C (43°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Takikawa. The closest decent spot is Veedol Beach, which is 193.7km (120.3miles) away from Takikawa. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Veedol Beach and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Sendai shinko, which is approximately 368.9km (229.1miles) away from Takikawa. Another surfspot is Sendai shinko, located approximately 368.9km (229.1miles) from Takikawa.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Takikawa. A beach, which is not too far away, is Lazurnaya Bay, which is more than 493.7km (306.7miles) away from Takikawa. If you have some extra time, you can also try Kujukuri Beach, approximately 557.7km (346.4miles) away from Takikawa.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Takikawa?

The sea temperature around Takikawa is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during winter, water temperatures cool down to approximately 5°C (40°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Takikawa?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (40-49°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Takikawa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Takikawa...

Do you know what the the city Pontelangorino in Italy, the city Mogorella in Italy, and the city Guipavas in France have in common with Takikawa? Click on the links to find out...