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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Onsong, North Korea

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

Onsong is a coastal city in North Korea. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 19806 people. The water temperature around Onsong changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from -0.1°C (31.7°F) in March up to 21.9°C (71.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Onsong 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 Onsong?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Onsong is ca:
7°C (44°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located close to Onsong. The next good one is Songdojin-ni, which is almost 313.6km (194.8miles) away from Onsong. Click here for more information on Songdojin-ni and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Busan, which is approximately 541km (336miles) away from Onsong. Another good surfspot is Busan, located roughly 541km (336miles) from Onsong.

Are there gorgeous beaches close to Onsong?

Not too many beaches are located close to Onsong. One that might be worth checking out is Lazurnaya Bay, which is almost 108.3km (67.3miles) away from Onsong. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Haeundae Beach, which is roughly 540.9km (336miles) away from Onsong.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Onsong?

The sea temperature around Onsong is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures drop down to nearly -0°C (32°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Onsong?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from -0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Onsong: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Onsong...

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