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

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

Dongshan is a coastal city in China. The water temperature around Dongshan has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 15.5°C (59.8°F) in February up to 27.6°C (81.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Dongshan 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 Dongshan?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Dongshan is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Dongshan. The closest decent spot is Pagudpud, which is more than 687.3km (426.9miles) away from Dongshan. Click here to check out more information on Pagudpud and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Nan Wan, which is 691.7km (429.6miles) away from Dongshan. Another good surfspot is Nan Wan, located ca 691.7km (429.6miles) from Dongshan.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Dongshan?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Dongshan. A good beach nearby is Yalong Bay, which is almost 113.7km (70.6miles) away from Dongshan. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Rocky Bay Beach, which is ca 307.8km (191.2miles) away from Dongshan.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Dongshan?

The sea temperature around Dongshan is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Dongshan. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures drop down to nearly 15°C (60°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Dongshan?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Dongshan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Dongshan...

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