Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Lingtou, China
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Lingtou...
Lingtou is a coastal city in China.
It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 380 people.
The water temperature around Lingtou varies extremely throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 14°C (57.2°F) in January up to 28.9°C (84.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Lingtou 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 Lingtou?
The current water temperature in the month of January near Lingtou is ca:
Are there surf spots in close proximity to Lingtou?
Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Lingtou. The closest decent spot is Chunan, which is almost 143.2km (88.9miles) away from Lingtou. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Chunan and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Wu-shi harbor
, which is 185km (114.9miles) away from Lingtou. Another fun surfspot is Wu-shi harbor
, located ca 185km (114.9miles) from Lingtou.
Are there white sand beaches near by?
Not too many beaches are in proximity to Lingtou. The next good beach is Fulong Beach
, which is almost 185.7km (115.4miles) away from Lingtou. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit South Bay
, which is ca 231.6km (143.8miles) away from Lingtou.
Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Lingtou?
The sea temperature around Lingtou is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Lingtou. However, during December, January, and February, water temperatures cool down to approximately 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.
How is the diving and fishing close to Lingtou?
Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during fall when temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Lingtou: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.