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

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

Shenzhen is a coastal city in China. The water temperature around Shenzhen varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.8°C (58.7°F) in February up to 28°C (82.5°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Shenzhen 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 Shenzhen?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Shenzhen is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Shenzhen?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Shenzhen. A good spot nearby is Jin San, which is more than 289.1km (179.6miles) away from Shenzhen. 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 311.7km (193.6miles) away from Shenzhen. Another surfspot is Dashi-Honeymoon Bay, located roughly 311.7km (193.6miles) from Shenzhen.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Shenzhen. A good beach nearby is Fulong Beach, which is 306km (190.1miles) away from Shenzhen. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit South Bay, roughly 452.6km (281.1miles) away from Shenzhen.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Shenzhen?

The sea temperature around Shenzhen is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°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 . However, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 15°C (59°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Shenzhen?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°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 typically change during fall when water temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Shenzhen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Shenzhen...

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