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

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

Muan is a coastal city in South Korea. It is a rather medium-sized town close to the water with a population of 75718 people. The water temperature around Muan varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5°C (41.1°F) in January up to 27.2°C (80.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (58°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Muan 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 Muan?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Muan is ca:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Muan?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Muan. A good spot nearby is Jeju Island, which is 120.7km (75miles) away from Muan. Click here to check out more information on Jeju Island and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Busan, which is 151.9km (94.4miles) away from Muan. Another good surfspot is Busan, located ca 151.9km (94.4miles) from Muan.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Muan. A beach, which is not too far away, is Haeundae Beach, which is more than 152km (94.4miles) away from Muan. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Lazurnaya Bay, which is ca 634.2km (393.9miles) away from Muan.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Muan?

The sea temperature around Muan 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 light top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Muan. Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures drop down to nearly 5°C (41°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Muan?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Muan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Muan...

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