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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ma-kung, Taiwan

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ma-kung...

Ma-kung is a coastal city in Taiwan. It is a fairly medium-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 56435 people. The water temperature around Ma-kung varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 21°C (69.7°F) in January up to 27.3°C (81.2°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (77°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Ma-kung 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 Ma-kung?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters around Ma-kung is ca:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Ma-kung. The closest decent spot is Chunan, which is 111.5km (69.2miles) away from Ma-kung. Click here for directions and for more information on Chunan and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Jici Beach, which is ca 124.7km (77.4miles) away from Ma-kung. Another good surfspot is Jici Beach, located approximately 124.7km (77.4miles) from Ma-kung.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to Ma-kung. A good beach nearby is South Bay, which is more than 58km (36miles) away from Ma-kung. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Fulong Beach, which is approximately 178.7km (111miles) away from Ma-kung.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Ma-kung?

The sea temperature around Ma-kung is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Ma-kung. However, during December, January, and February, temperatures cool down to approximately 21°C (70°F). During this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Ma-kung?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F) during December, January, and February. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Ma-kung: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ma-kung...

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