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

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

Yokosuka is a coastal city in Japan. It is a relatively average coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 428992 people. The water temperature around Yokosuka changes extremely year round. 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Yokosuka 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 Yokosuka?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Yokosuka is approximately:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Yokosuka. The closest one is Osaki, which is only 6.2km (4.5miles) away from Yokosuka. Click here to check out more information on Osaki and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Yokosuka are Nagai, which is roughly 7.3km (4.5miles) away, and Inamuragasaki, located ca 8.1km (5miles) from Yokosuka.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Yokosuka. The next good beach is Kujukuri Beach, which is 49.6km (30.8miles) away from Yokosuka. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Haeundae Beach, approximately 593.6km (368.7miles) away from Yokosuka.

What wetsuit is needed for Yokosuka?

The water temperature around Yokosuka 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 light top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, 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 Yokosuka?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°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. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Yokosuka: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Yokosuka...

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