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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Maao, China

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

Maao is a coastal city in China. The water temperature around Maao changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 9.6°C (49.3°F) in January up to 29.3°C (84.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Maao 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 Maao?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Maao is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Maao. The next good one is Jeju Island, which is 330.6km (205.4miles) away from Maao. Click here for directions and for more information on Jeju Island and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Fulong Beach, which is approximately 352km (218.6miles) away from Maao. Another surfspot is Fulong Beach, located approximately 352km (218.6miles) from Maao.

Are there beaches close to Maao?

No, not too many beaches are located close to Maao. The next good beach is Fulong Beach, which is 352km (218.6miles) away from Maao. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try South Bay, approximately 509.3km (316.3miles) away from Maao.

What wetsuit do I need for Maao?

The water temperature around Maao is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (85°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Maao. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures cool down to approximately 10°C (49°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Maao?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Maao: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Maao...

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