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

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

Shatian is a coastal city in China. The water temperature around Shatian changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 17.5°C (63.5°F) in January up to 29.3°C (84.7°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (75°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Shatian 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 Shatian?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Shatian is about:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Shatian. The next good one is Houbihu, which is almost 462.2km (287.1miles) away from Shatian. Click here for more information on Houbihu and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Jia le Shui, which is approximately 468km (290.7miles) away from Shatian. Another fun surfspot is Jia le Shui, located 468km (290.7miles) from Shatian.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are close to Shatian. A beach, which is not too far away, is Rocky Bay Beach, which is 48.4km (30miles) away from Shatian. If you have some extra time, you can also try Yalong Bay, which is 417.5km (259.3miles) away from Shatian.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Shatian?

The sea temperature around Shatian is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (85°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 . Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures come down to 18°C (64°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Shatian?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Shatian: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Shatian...

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