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

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

Shapa is a coastal city in China. The water temperature around Shapa changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 18°C (64.4°F) in January up to 29°C (84.2°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Shapa 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 Shapa?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Shapa is approximately:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots close to Shapa?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Shapa. The next good one is Houbihu, which is more than 594.6km (369.3miles) away from Shapa. Click here for directions and for more information on Houbihu and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Jia le Shui, which is roughly 601km (373.3miles) away from Shapa. Another good surfspot is Jia le Shui, located approximately 601km (373.3miles) from Shapa.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are close to Shapa. One that might be worth checking out is Rocky Bay Beach, which is more than 178.4km (110.8miles) away from Shapa. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Yalong Bay, which is approximately 259.6km (161.3miles) away from Shapa.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Shapa?

The water temperature around Shapa 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 needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Shapa. Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures drop down to roughly 18°C (64°F). During this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Shapa?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during fall when temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Shapa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Shapa...

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