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

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

Gaotang is a coastal city in China. The water temperature around Gaotang 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Gaotang 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 Gaotang?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Gaotang is approximately:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Gaotang. The next good one is Chunan, which is almost 254.3km (157.9miles) away from Gaotang. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Chunan and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Nan Wan, which is 273.3km (169.7miles) away from Gaotang. Another surfspot is Nan Wan, located approximately 273.3km (169.7miles) from Gaotang.

Are there nice beaches close to Gaotang?

No, not too many beaches are located close to Gaotang. A good beach nearby is Rocky Bay Beach, which is 203.1km (126.2miles) away from Gaotang. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit South Bay, approximately 214.2km (133miles) away from Gaotang.

What wetsuit do I need for Gaotang?

The water temperature around Gaotang 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 sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures come down to approximately 15°C (60°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Gaotang?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Gaotang: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Gaotang...

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