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Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.0

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Aoura Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Kyu Shu, Japan)

Today's Aoura sea temperature is 22.4 °C.

Statistics for 10 Dec (1981–2005) – mean: 22.2 °C, range: 20.9 °C to 23.3 °C

The water temperature (22 °C) at Aoura is warm but you will need at least quality spring wetsuit, and maybe neoprene hood because it will be cloudy with an effective air temperature of just (8 °C). No need for neoprene boots or gloves.

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)

(click thumbnails to expand)

Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Aoura. 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.

Aoura 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.

Aoura sea water temperatures peak in the range 27 to 30°C (81 to 86°F) on around the 4th 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 sea water temperatures at Aoura climb to their warmest in early August. Even then a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year. The lowest Aoura sea 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 Aoura 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 Aoura. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.