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Aoshima Harbour water temperature
Aoshima Harbour ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Aoshima Harbour Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Kyu Shu, Japan)

Today's Aoshima Harbour sea temperature is 20.9 °C.

Statistics for 17 Dec (1981–2005) – mean: 21.7 °C, range: 20.5 °C to 22.9 °C

The water temperature (20 °C) at Aoshima Harbour is warm. If the sun shines as forecast, it should feel warm enough to surf in a summer wetsuit. Effective air temperature of 12 °C, allowing for wind effects.

Japan Sea Water Temperature

Map of current Japan
Surface Water Temperatures
based on measurements from oceanographic satellites
Japan Water Temperature Anomaly

Map of current Japan
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

(compared with long term averages
at this time of year)

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Aoshima Harbour. This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Aoshima Harbour Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on Surf-Forecast.com are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Aoshima Harbour water temperatures peak in the range 27 to 30°C (81 to 86°F) on around the 6th of August and are at their lowest on about the 1st of March, in the range 18 to 20°C (64 to 68°F). Year round warm water temperatures at Aoshima Harbour climb to their warmest in the first week of August. Even then a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year. The lowest Aoshima Harbour water temperatures at the beginning of March require something like a 3/2mm fully sealed wetsuit.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Aoshima Harbour can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Aoshima Harbour. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.