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

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

Wako is a coastal city in Japan. It is a quite mid-size city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 77435 people. The water temperature around Wako varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.8°C (56.8°F) in March up to 25.4°C (77.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Wako 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 Wako?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters near Wako is about:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Wako. The next good one is Kugenuma, which is roughly 34km (21.2miles) away from Wako. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Kugenuma and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Wako are Shichirigahama, which is approximately 34.1km (21.2miles) away, and Inamuragasaki, located roughly 34.2km (21.2miles) from Wako.

Are there beautiful beaches in close proximity to Wako?

No, not many beaches are located close to Wako. The closest decent one is Kujukuri Beach, which is more than 50.5km (31.3miles) away from Wako. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Haeundae Beach, which is 592.6km (368.1miles) away from Wako.

What wetsuit do I need for Wako?

The water temperature around Wako is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (78°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 fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Wako. However, during early spring, temperatures drop down to 14°C (57°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Wako?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Wako: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Wako...

Do you know what the the city Cabadiangan in the Philippines, the city Hedge End in the United Kingdom, and the city Puls in the Germany have in common with Wako? Click on the links to find out...