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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bangsan, South Korea

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

Bangsan is a coastal city in South Korea. The water temperature around Bangsan has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 2.6°C (36.7°F) in February up to 23.6°C (74.4°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bangsan 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 Bangsan?

The current water temperature in the month of November near Bangsan is about:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Bangsan. A good spot nearby is Songdojin-ni, which is almost 35.2km (21.9miles) away from Bangsan. Click here for more information on Songdojin-ni and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Busan, which is 221.6km (137.6miles) away from Bangsan. Another surfspot is Busan, located approximately 221.6km (137.6miles) from Bangsan.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Bangsan. The next good one is Haeundae Beach, which is more than 221.6km (137.6miles) away from Bangsan. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Lazurnaya Bay, approximately 403.5km (250.6miles) away from Bangsan.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Bangsan?

The water temperature around Bangsan is warm, reaching up to 24°C (74°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Bangsan. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to 3°C (37°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Bangsan?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (65-74°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Bangsan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Bangsan...

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