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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Wai-ao, China

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Wai-ao...

Wai-ao is a surf spot in China. The water temperature around Wai-ao varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 22.9°C (73.2°F) in February up to 28.9°C (84.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Wai-ao 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 Wai-ao?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Wai-ao is ca:
27°C (81°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Wai-ao. The nearest one is Wu-shi harbor, which is 10.7km (6.7miles) away from Wai-ao. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Wu-shi harbor and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Wai-ao is Dashi-Honeymoon Bay, which is approximately 15.1km (9.4miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are near to Wai-ao. A good beach nearby is Fulong Beach, which is almost 22km (13.7miles) away from Wai-ao. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out South Bay, which is roughly 160.6km (99.7miles) away from Wai-ao.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Wai-ao?

The sea temperature at Wai-ao is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°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 scuba diving at Wai-ao. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 23°C (73°F). During this time, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Wai-ao?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F) during January, February, and March. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Wai-ao: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Wai-ao...

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