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

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

Putian is a coastal city in China. It is a fairly medium-sized town close to the water with a population of 376558 people. The water temperature around Putian varies extremely 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Putian 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 Putian?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Putian is ca:
25°C (77°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Putian?

Not many surf spots are located close to Putian. A spot that might be worth checking out is Chunan, which is almost 126.6km (78.6miles) away from Putian. Click here to check out more information on Chunan and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Wu-shi harbor, which is roughly 181.8km (112.9miles) away from Putian. Another surfspot is Wu-shi harbor, located approximately 181.8km (112.9miles) from Putian.

Are there sandy beaches near Putian?

Not too many beaches are located near to Putian. A good beach nearby is Fulong Beach, which is 186km (115.5miles) away from Putian. If you have some extra time, you can also try South Bay, approximately 188.1km (116.8miles) away from Putian.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Putian?

The sea temperature around Putian 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 required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, sea temperatures reach lows of 14°C (57°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Putian?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. 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. The conditions change during spring when water temperatures range from 26 to 31°C (79-88°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Putian: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Putian...

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