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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near An Chau, Vietnam

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about An Chau...

An Chau is a coastal city in Vietnam. The water temperature around An Chau changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.9°C (60.7°F) in March up to 30.5°C (86.8°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (75°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since An Chau 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 An Chau?

The current water temperature in the month of April near An Chau is about:
22°C (71°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to An Chau. The closest decent spot is Houbihu, which is almost 891.7km (553.8miles) away from An Chau. Click here for more information on Houbihu and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Jia le Shui, which is 898km (557.7miles) away from An Chau. Another fun surfspot is Jia le Shui, located 898km (557.7miles) from An Chau.

Are there beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to An Chau. The closest decent beach is Yalong Bay, which is almost 283.3km (176miles) away from An Chau. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Rocky Bay Beach, which is 469.6km (291.7miles) away from An Chau.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for An Chau?

The sea temperature around An Chau is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (87°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 16°C (61°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good 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 diving and fishing close to An Chau?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (78-87°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to An Chau: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about An Chau...

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