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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Haiphong, Vietnam

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

Haiphong is a coastal city in Vietnam. It is a quite huge city close to the ocean with a population of 602695 people. The water temperature around Haiphong changes extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 15.9°C (60.7°F) in March up to 30.5°C (86.8°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (75°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Haiphong 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 Haiphong?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Haiphong is about:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are close to Haiphong. The next good one is Houbihu, which is 904.4km (561.7miles) away from Haiphong. Click here for directions and for more information on Houbihu and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Jia le Shui, which is approximately 910.8km (565.7miles) away from Haiphong. Another fun surfspot is Jia le Shui, located 910.8km (565.7miles) from Haiphong.

Are there beaches located close to Haiphong?

Not many beaches are located close to Haiphong. One that might be worth checking out is Yalong Bay, which is almost 267.2km (166miles) away from Haiphong. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Rocky Bay Beach, which is 486.1km (301.9miles) away from Haiphong.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Haiphong?

The sea temperature around Haiphong is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (87°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Haiphong. Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures cool down to nearly 16°C (61°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Haiphong?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during June, July, and August when temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (78-87°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Haiphong: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Haiphong...

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