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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gulf of Tonkin

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Gulf of Tonkin...

Gulf of Tonkin is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Gulf of Tonkin changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 14.5°C (58.1°F) in February up to 29.6°C (85.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (77°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Gulf of Tonkin 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 Gulf of Tonkin?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters near Gulf of Tonkin is about:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Gulf of Tonkin. A spot that might be worth checking out is Houbihu, which is almost 827.9km (514.2miles) away from Gulf of Tonkin. Click here for directions and for more information on Houbihu and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Jia le Shui, which is approximately 834.5km (518.3miles) away from Gulf of Tonkin. Another surfspot is Jia le Shui, located 834.5km (518.3miles) from Gulf of Tonkin.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are near to Gulf of Tonkin. The closest decent one is Yalong Bay, which is more than 164.2km (102miles) away from Gulf of Tonkin. If you have some extra time, you can also try Rocky Bay Beach, 424km (263.4miles) away from Gulf of Tonkin.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Gulf of Tonkin?

The water temperature at Gulf of Tonkin is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (85°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Gulf of Tonkin. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of 14°C (58°F). During these months, a 3-4mm 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 advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Gulf of Tonkin?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (76-85°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Gulf of Tonkin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Gulf of Tonkin...

Do you know what the the city Fortuna in the United States, the city Wood-Lynne in the United States, and Hodges Seamount have in common with Gulf of Tonkin? Click on the links to find out...