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

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

Chongxing is a coastal city in China. The water temperature around Chongxing has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 23.3°C (73.9°F) in February up to 30.2°C (86.3°F) in the month of May, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Chongxing 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 Chongxing?

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

Are there surf spots close to Chongxing?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Chongxing. A spot that might be worth checking out is Pagudpud, which is almost 660.7km (410.4miles) away from Chongxing. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pagudpud and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Houbihu, which is approximately 673.6km (418.4miles) away from Chongxing. Another surfspot is Houbihu, located roughly 673.6km (418.4miles) from Chongxing.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are near to Chongxing. A beach, which is not too far away, is Yalong Bay, which is 104.4km (64.9miles) away from Chongxing. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Rocky Bay Beach, roughly 304.8km (189.3miles) away from Chongxing.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Chongxing?

The water temperature around Chongxing is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of April, May, and June. During this time, in the late spring, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Chongxing. However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of nearly 23°C (74°F). During these months, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm top . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Chongxing?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F) during winter. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during April, May, and June when water temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Chongxing: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Chongxing...

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