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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Wan Chai...

Wan Chai is a coastal city in Hong Kong. The water temperature around Wan Chai changes significantly during 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Wan Chai 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 Wan Chai?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Wan Chai is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near Wan Chai?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Wan Chai. The next good one is Houbihu, which is more than 421.9km (262.1miles) away from Wan Chai. Click here for 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 428.1km (265.9miles) away from Wan Chai. Another fun surfspot is Jia le Shui, located roughly 428.1km (265.9miles) from Wan Chai.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are close to Wan Chai. The next good one is Rocky Bay Beach, which is 8.9km (5.5miles) away from Wan Chai. If you have some extra time, you can also visit South Bay, roughly 386.6km (240.1miles) away from Wan Chai.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Wan Chai?

The water temperature around Wan Chai 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 typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to 15°C (59°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Wan Chai?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during fall when sea temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Wan Chai: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Wan Chai...

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