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

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

Dongyuan is a coastal city in China. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 6100 people. The water temperature around Dongyuan has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 4.3°C (39.8°F) in January up to 25.4°C (77.8°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 Dongyuan 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 Dongyuan?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Dongyuan is approximately:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots close to Dongyuan?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Dongyuan. A good spot nearby is Chunan, which is 132.8km (82.5miles) away from Dongyuan. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Chunan and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Wu-shi harbor, which is 193.7km (120.3miles) away from Dongyuan. Another fun surfspot is Wu-shi harbor, located 193.7km (120.3miles) from Dongyuan.

Are there nice beaches near Dongyuan?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Dongyuan. A beach that might be worth checking out is South Bay, which is 164.4km (102.1miles) away from Dongyuan. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Fulong Beach, which is 200km (124.2miles) away from Dongyuan.

What wetsuit is needed for Dongyuan?

The water temperature around Dongyuan is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (78°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or thin top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during December, January, and February, temperatures cool down to 4°C (40°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Dongyuan?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (40-49°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Dongyuan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Dongyuan...

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