Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near South Bay, Taiwan
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about South Bay...
South Bay is a beach in Taiwan.
The water temperature around South Bay has average variability year round.
The temperature ranges from 23.2°C (73.7°F) in February up to 29.7°C (85.4°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since South Bay 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 at South Bay?
The current water temperature in the month of May at South Bay is about:
Are there surf spots close by?
There are not too many surf spots in proximity to South Bay. A good spot nearby is Nan Wan, which is just 77.2km (48.3miles) away from South Bay. Click here
for directions and for more information on Nan Wan and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near South Bay are Houbihu
, which is ca 77.7km (48.3miles) away, and Jia le Shui
, located roughly 78.1km (48.5miles) from South Bay.
Are there any other beautiful beaches close by?
No, not many beaches are in proximity to South Bay. The closest decent beach is Fulong Beach
, which is more than 179.9km (111.7miles) away from South Bay. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Batanes
, roughly 207.2km (128.7miles) away from South Bay.
What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for South Bay?
The water temperature at South Bay is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (85°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to nearly 23°C (74°F). During these months, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm top . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near South Bay?
Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F) during January, February, and March. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (76-85°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to South Bay: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about South Bay...
Do you know what the the city Licuan
in the Philippines, the city Lamon
in the Italy, and the city Vilena
in the Spain have in common with South Bay? Click on the links to find out...