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

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

Munsan is a coastal city in South Korea. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 43208 people. The water temperature around Munsan has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 1.6°C (34.8°F) in March up to 23°C (73.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Munsan 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 Munsan?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters close to Munsan is approximately:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Munsan. The next good one is Songdojin-ni, which is almost 99.7km (61.9miles) away from Munsan. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Songdojin-ni and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Hae un dae, which is ca 230km (142.8miles) away from Munsan. Another good surfspot is Hae un dae, located ca 230km (142.8miles) from Munsan.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are close to Munsan. A beach that might be worth checking out is Haeundae Beach, which is 229.9km (142.8miles) away from Munsan. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Lazurnaya Bay, which is ca 456.2km (283.4miles) away from Munsan.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Munsan?

The water temperature around Munsan is warm, reaching up to 23°C (73°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Munsan. However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 2°C (35°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Munsan?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Munsan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Munsan...

Do you know what the the city Assolo in Italy, the geo Sampson Guyot , and the city Sarroch in Italy have in common with Munsan? Click on the links to find out...