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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pingtung, Taiwan

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

Pingtung is a coastal city in Taiwan. The water temperature around Pingtung has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 23.7°C (74.7°F) in February up to 29.8°C (85.6°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Pingtung 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 Pingtung?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Pingtung is about:
25°C (77°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Pingtung. A good spot nearby is Nan Wan, which is 52.3km (32.6miles) away from Pingtung. Click here for more information on Nan Wan and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Pingtung are Jia le Shui, which is roughly 52.5km (32.6miles) away, and Houbihu, located approximately 53km (32.9miles) from Pingtung.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located near to Pingtung. A good beach nearby is South Bay, which is 26.3km (16.4miles) away from Pingtung. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Batanes, roughly 181.1km (112.5miles) away from Pingtung.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Pingtung?

The sea temperature around Pingtung is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to nearly 24°C (75°F). In this season, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm top . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Pingtung?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F) during winter. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Pingtung: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Pingtung...

Do you know what the the city Ses Salines in Spain, the geo North Terrebonne Basin , and the city Timperley in United Kingdom have in common with Pingtung? Click on the links to find out...