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

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

Shamen is a coastal city in China. The water temperature around Shamen varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 14°C (57.2°F) in January up to 28.9°C (84.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Shamen 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 Shamen?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Shamen is approximately:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Shamen. A good spot nearby is Jin San, which is more than 208km (129.2miles) away from Shamen. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Jin San and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Dashi-Honeymoon Bay, which is approximately 230.9km (143.4miles) away from Shamen. Another surfspot is Dashi-Honeymoon Bay, located roughly 230.9km (143.4miles) from Shamen.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Shamen. A good beach nearby is Fulong Beach, which is 225.3km (139.9miles) away from Shamen. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out South Bay, roughly 373.2km (231.8miles) away from Shamen.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Shamen?

The water temperature around Shamen is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Shamen. However, during winter, temperatures cool down to nearly 14°C (57°F). During these months, 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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Shamen?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Shamen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Shamen...

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