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

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

Moppo is a coastal city in South Korea. It is a comparatively average coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 268402 people. The water temperature around Moppo varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 6.5°C (43.8°F) in February up to 27.5°C (81.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Moppo 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 Moppo?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters close to Moppo is approximately:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Moppo. The closest decent spot is Jeju Island, which is more than 107km (66.5miles) away from Moppo. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Jeju Island and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Busan, which is ca 158.6km (98.5miles) away from Moppo. Another good surfspot is Busan, located approximately 158.6km (98.5miles) from Moppo.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Moppo?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Moppo. The next good one is Haeundae Beach, which is more than 158.7km (98.6miles) away from Moppo. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Lazurnaya Bay, which is approximately 648.4km (402.7miles) away from Moppo.

What wetsuit do I need for Moppo?

The water temperature around Moppo is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Moppo. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures drop down to approximately 7°C (44°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Moppo?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Moppo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Moppo...

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