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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hukkyo-ri, North Korea

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Hukkyo-ri...

Hukkyo-ri is a coastal city in North Korea. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 25437 people. The water temperature around Hukkyo-ri changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 1°C (33.8°F) in February up to 22.5°C (72.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hukkyo-ri 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 Hukkyo-ri?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters around Hukkyo-ri is ca:
15°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Hukkyo-ri. A good spot nearby is Songdojin-ni, which is 139.9km (86.9miles) away from Hukkyo-ri. Click here for directions and for more information on Songdojin-ni and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Hae un dae, which is approximately 315.5km (196miles) away from Hukkyo-ri. Another fun surfspot is Hae un dae, located approximately 315.5km (196miles) from Hukkyo-ri.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Hukkyo-ri?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Hukkyo-ri. One that might be worth checking out is Haeundae Beach, which is 315.4km (195.9miles) away from Hukkyo-ri. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Lazurnaya Bay, approximately 440.3km (273.5miles) away from Hukkyo-ri.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Hukkyo-ri?

The sea temperature around Hukkyo-ri is warm, reaching up to 23°C (73°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Hukkyo-ri. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of approximately 1°C (34°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Hukkyo-ri?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (34-43°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Hukkyo-ri: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Hukkyo-ri...

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