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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Changsha, China

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

Changsha is a coastal city in China. The water temperature around Changsha varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.5°C (41.8°F) in February up to 21.8°C (71.2°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (58°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Changsha 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 Changsha?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Changsha is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close to Changsha?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Changsha. A spot, which is not too far away, is Jeju Island, which is 301.7km (187.4miles) away from Changsha. Click here to check out more information on Jeju Island and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Busan, which is ca 483.6km (300.4miles) away from Changsha. Another surfspot is Busan, located 483.6km (300.4miles) from Changsha.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Changsha. The closest decent beach is Haeundae Beach, which is 483.7km (300.4miles) away from Changsha. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Fulong Beach, 512.2km (318.1miles) away from Changsha.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Changsha?

The water temperature around Changsha is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Changsha. However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of 5°C (42°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Changsha?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (42-51°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during June, July, and August when water temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Changsha: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Changsha...

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