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

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

Zhoushan is a coastal city in China. It is a comparatively mid-size city close to the water with a population of 84380 people. The water temperature around Zhoushan changes extremely during the year. 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Zhoushan 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 Zhoushan?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Zhoushan is about:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots near Zhoushan?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Zhoushan. A spot, which is not too far away, is Jin San, which is 330km (205miles) away from Zhoushan. Click here for more information on Jin San and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Fulong Beach, which is approximately 343.6km (213.4miles) away from Zhoushan. Another good surfspot is Fulong Beach, located ca 343.6km (213.4miles) from Zhoushan.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are near to Zhoushan. One that might be worth checking out is Fulong Beach, which is 343.6km (213.4miles) away from Zhoushan. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out South Bay, which is ca 502.8km (312.3miles) away from Zhoushan.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Zhoushan?

The water temperature around Zhoushan 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 ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during December, January, and February, water temperatures drop down to nearly 10°C (49°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Zhoushan?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Zhoushan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Zhoushan...

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