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

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

Hwawon is a coastal city in South Korea. It is a fairly mid-size city close to the water with a population of 64718 people. The water temperature around Hwawon varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.3°C (54.2°F) in March up to 23.1°C (73.6°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Hwawon 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 Hwawon?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Hwawon is about:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Hwawon?

There are not many surf spots close to Hwawon. A spot, which is not too far away, is Busan, which is roughly 58km (36.1miles) away from Hwawon. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Busan and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Hwawon are Hae un dae, which is approximately 58.1km (36.1miles) away, and Song Jung Beach, located ca 58.5km (36.3miles) from Hwawon.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are close to Hwawon. A beach that might be worth checking out is Haeundae Beach, which is more than 58km (36miles) away from Hwawon. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Lazurnaya Bay, roughly 542.4km (336.9miles) away from Hwawon.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Hwawon?

The sea temperature around Hwawon is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures drop down to approximately 12°C (54°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Hwawon?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when water temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Hwawon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Hwawon...

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