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

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

Gaogongdao is a coastal city in China. The water temperature around Gaogongdao has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.7°F) in January up to 25.9°C (78.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Gaogongdao 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 Gaogongdao?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Gaogongdao is approximately:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Gaogongdao. The closest decent spot is Jeju Island, which is more than 413.3km (256.7miles) away from Gaogongdao. Click here for more information on Jeju Island and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Busan, which is roughly 548.1km (340.5miles) away from Gaogongdao. Another surfspot is Busan, located approximately 548.1km (340.5miles) from Gaogongdao.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are close to Gaogongdao. A beach, which is not too far away, is Haeundae Beach, which is almost 548.2km (340.5miles) away from Gaogongdao. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Fulong Beach, approximately 686.1km (426.2miles) away from Gaogongdao.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Gaogongdao?

The water temperature around Gaogongdao is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Gaogongdao. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Gaogongdao?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Gaogongdao: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Gaogongdao...

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