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

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

Paotai is a coastal city in China. The water temperature around Paotai has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.7°C (56.6°F) in March up to 30.9°C (87.7°F) in the month of May, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Paotai 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 Paotai?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Paotai is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Paotai?

Not many surf spots are located close to Paotai. The closest decent spot is Chunan, which is 285.3km (177.2miles) away from Paotai. Click here for more information on Chunan and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Nan Wan, which is ca 293.9km (182.6miles) away from Paotai. Another good surfspot is Nan Wan, located roughly 293.9km (182.6miles) from Paotai.

Are there gorgeous beaches near Paotai?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Paotai. One that might be worth checking out is Rocky Bay Beach, which is 171.1km (106.3miles) away from Paotai. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out South Bay, which is roughly 239.3km (148.7miles) away from Paotai.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Paotai?

The sea temperature around Paotai is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (88°F) in the months of April, May, and June. During this time, in the late spring, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures cool down to roughly 14°C (57°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Paotai?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during April, May, and June when temperatures go up to 26 to 31°C (79-88°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Paotai: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Paotai...

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