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

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

Kimhae is a coastal city in South Korea. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 356242 people. The water temperature around Kimhae has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 11.9°C (53.4°F) in January up to 25.2°C (77.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kimhae 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 Kimhae?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Kimhae is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Kimhae. The closest one is Busan, which is only 16.6km (10.4miles) away from Kimhae. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Busan and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Kimhae are Hae un dae, which is ca 16.7km (10.4miles) away, and Song Jung Beach, located roughly 18.4km (11.4miles) from Kimhae.

Are there beaches located close to Kimhae?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Kimhae. A beach, which is not too far away, is Haeundae Beach, which is more than 16.7km (10.4miles) away from Kimhae. If you have some extra time, you can also try Lazurnaya Bay, which is ca 573.8km (356.4miles) away from Kimhae.

What wetsuit is needed for Kimhae?

The water temperature around Kimhae is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Kimhae. However, during winter, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 12°C (53°F). During these months, a 4/3 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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Kimhae?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Kimhae: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kimhae...

Do you know what the the city Niseko Town in Japan, the city Pemongkong in Indonesia, and the city Chalabre in France have in common with Kimhae? Click on the links to find out...