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

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

Shiqi is a coastal city in China. It is a fairly medium-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 342306 people. The water temperature around Shiqi varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 9.6°C (49.3°F) in January up to 28°C (82.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Shiqi 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 Shiqi?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Shiqi is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Shiqi. A good spot nearby is Houbihu, which is 473.4km (294.1miles) away from Shiqi. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Houbihu and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Jia le Shui, which is roughly 479.4km (297.8miles) away from Shiqi. Another surfspot is Jia le Shui, located ca 479.4km (297.8miles) from Shiqi.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to Shiqi. The closest decent one is Rocky Bay Beach, which is 47km (29.2miles) away from Shiqi. If you have some extra time, you can also try Yalong Bay, ca 386.3km (239.9miles) away from Shiqi.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Shiqi?

The sea temperature around Shiqi is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during winter, sea temperatures come down to nearly 10°C (49°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Shiqi?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Shiqi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Shiqi...

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