Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Shatou, China
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Shatou...
Shatou is a coastal city in China.
The water temperature around Shatou has a large 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 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 summer, since Shatou 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 Shatou?
The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters around Shatou is ca:
Are there surf spots near by?
Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Shatou. A spot, which is not too far away, is Jin San, which is 211.7km (131.5miles) away from Shatou. Click here
to check out more information on Jin San and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Dashi-Honeymoon Bay
, which is approximately 236.5km (146.9miles) away from Shatou. Another good surfspot is Dashi-Honeymoon Bay
, located 236.5km (146.9miles) from Shatou.
Are there gorgeous beaches near by?
Not many beaches are near to Shatou. A good beach nearby is Fulong Beach
, which is almost 231.8km (144miles) away from Shatou. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try South Bay
, which is 364.4km (226.3miles) away from Shatou.
What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Shatou?
The sea temperature around Shatou 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 normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to roughly 14°C (57°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.
How is the diving and fishing near Shatou?
Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Shatou: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
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