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

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

Shangtang is a coastal city in China. The water temperature around Shangtang has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.7°C (56.6°F) in February up to 29.4°C (85°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Shangtang 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 Shangtang?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Shangtang is about:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Shangtang. A spot, which is not too far away, is Jin San, which is 209.9km (130.4miles) away from Shangtang. Click here for directions and for more information on Jin San and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Dashi-Honeymoon Bay, which is approximately 235km (146miles) away from Shangtang. Another surfspot is Dashi-Honeymoon Bay, located ca 235km (146miles) from Shangtang.

Are there beaches close to Shangtang?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Shangtang. The closest decent one is Fulong Beach, which is more than 230.4km (143.1miles) away from Shangtang. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try South Bay, ca 361km (224.2miles) away from Shangtang.

What wetsuit is recommended for Shangtang?

The water temperature around Shangtang 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 required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Shangtang. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of nearly 14°C (57°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly 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 Shangtang?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Shangtang: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Shangtang...

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