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

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

Yanagawa is a coastal city in Japan. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 40386 people. The water temperature around Yanagawa varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 11.6°C (52.8°F) in March 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 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Yanagawa 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 Yanagawa?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Yanagawa is ca:
26°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Yanagawa. A good spot nearby is Isegahama, which is 89.8km (55.8miles) away from Yanagawa. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Isegahama and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Yanagawa are Okuragahama, which is 89.8km (55.8miles) away, and Kanegahama, located 90.7km (56.3miles) from Yanagawa.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are near to Yanagawa. The next good one is Haeundae Beach, which is 154.4km (95.9miles) away from Yanagawa. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Kujukuri Beach, 590.3km (366.6miles) away from Yanagawa.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Yanagawa?

The sea temperature around Yanagawa 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 light top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of 12°C (53°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Yanagawa?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Yanagawa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Yanagawa...

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