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Green island water temperature
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Green island Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(South Taiwan)

Today's Green island sea temperature is 27.7 °C.

Statistics for 18 Nov (1981–2005) – mean: 26.3 °C, range: 25.0 °C to 27.7 °C

Very warm air temperatures and very warm water(27 °C) too at Green island, warm enough for wearing board shorts and a rash vest in the surf. Cloudy, but feeling very pleasant in and out of the water.

Taiwan Sea Water Temperature

Map of current Taiwan
Surface Water Temperatures
based on measurements from oceanographic satellites
Taiwan Water Temperature Anomaly

Map of current Taiwan
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

(compared with long term averages
at this time of year)

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Green island. This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Green island Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on Surf-Forecast.com are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Green island sea water temperatures peak in the range 28 to 30°C (82 to 86°F) on around the 3rd of July and are at their minimum on about the 26th of January, in the range 23 to 27°C (73 to 81°F). Year round warm sea water temperatures at Green island climb to their highest at the start of July. Even then a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year. Green island sea water temperatures are always warm but dip to their minimum in the fourth week of January. You'll need a 2mm neoprene top or a shorty at dawn/dusk or if it's windy.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Green island can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Green island. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.