China is not just factories, polluted cities, traffic jams, and the like. You can also find palm trees, warm water (22C in January) and infinite sequences of point breaks. Hainan is the epicenter of Chinese surfing.
From November to April, the northeastern exposed spots around Wanning are surfable daily. In summertime, the south-exposed shores around Sanya make the most out of the frequent southerly swells. Typhoons reign from May to October and bring with them really nice conditions with waves than can reach 8-10 feet and occasionally more. Summer or winter, there’s always a wave breaking somewhere along it’s 1800km coastline.