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

Overall: 3.0

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Hakashita Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Kyu Shu, Japan)

Today's Hakashita sea temperature is 26.6 °C.

Statistics for 22 Aug (1981–2005) – mean: 28.4 °C, range: 27.5 °C to 29.8 °C

A hot and sunny day, feeling like 31 °C even after we account for wind, and very warm water temperature (26 °C) too at Hakashita. Surfers may need a thin summer wetsuit or at least a rash vest to block the UV.

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 Hakashita. 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.

Hakashita 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.

Hakashita sea water temperatures peak in the range 27 to 30°C (81 to 86°F) on around the 6th of August and are at their minimum on about the 1st of March, in the range 17 to 19°C (63 to 66°F). Year round warm sea water temperatures at Hakashita 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 minimum Hakashita 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 Hakashita 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 Hakashita. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.