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

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

Kinzan is a coastal city in South Korea. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 25243 people. The water temperature around Kinzan has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.3°C (37.9°F) in February up to 25.6°C (78.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kinzan 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 Kinzan?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Kinzan is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Kinzan. A spot, which is not too far away, is Busan, which is more than 114.8km (71.3miles) away from Kinzan. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Busan and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Song Jung Beach, which is approximately 115.9km (72miles) away from Kinzan. Another good surfspot is Song Jung Beach, located ca 115.9km (72miles) from Kinzan.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Kinzan. A beach, which is not too far away, is Haeundae Beach, which is almost 114.8km (71.3miles) away from Kinzan. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Lazurnaya Bay, which is ca 542.7km (337.1miles) away from Kinzan.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Kinzan?

The water temperature around Kinzan is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (78°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to nearly 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Kinzan?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Kinzan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kinzan...

Do you know what the the island Hiddensee in Germany, the city El Paredoncito in Mexico, and the city Gardutanjak in Indonesia have in common with Kinzan? Click on the links to find out...