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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kilju, North Korea

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

Kilju is a coastal city in North Korea. It is a relatively average coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 63652 people. The water temperature around Kilju changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 2.3°C (36.1°F) in March up to 19.4°C (66.9°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Kilju 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 Kilju?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters close to Kilju is approximately:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Kilju. The next good one is Songdojin-ni, which is 171.4km (106.5miles) away from Kilju. Click here for more information on Songdojin-ni and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Busan, which is roughly 401.3km (249.3miles) away from Kilju. Another good surfspot is Busan, located 401.3km (249.3miles) from Kilju.

Are there beaches located close to Kilju?

No, not many beaches are located close to Kilju. The closest decent beach is Lazurnaya Bay, which is almost 208.6km (129.6miles) away from Kilju. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Haeundae Beach, which is 401.2km (249.2miles) away from Kilju.

What wetsuit do I need for Kilju?

The water temperature around Kilju is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to approximately 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts 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 scuba diving and fishing near Kilju?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during fall when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Kilju: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kilju...

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