Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Guantou, China
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Guantou...
Guantou is a coastal city in China.
It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5790 people.
The water temperature around Guantou has a large variability throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 12.7°C (54.9°F) in March up to 28.3°C (82.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Guantou 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 Guantou?
The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Guantou is approximately:
Are there surf spots near by?
Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Guantou. The next good one is Chunan, which is more than 128.5km (79.8miles) away from Guantou. Click here
for more information on Chunan and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Wu-shi harbor
, which is approximately 167.7km (104.2miles) away from Guantou. Another fun surfspot is Wu-shi harbor
, located ca 167.7km (104.2miles) from Guantou.
Are there beaches near by?
No, not many beaches are close to Guantou. The closest decent beach is Fulong Beach
, which is almost 168.1km (104.4miles) away from Guantou. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try South Bay
, ca 223.9km (139.1miles) away from Guantou.
What wetsuit thickness do I need for Guantou?
The water temperature around Guantou is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures cool down to nearly 13°C (55°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Guantou?
Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Guantou: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Guantou...
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