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

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

Seogwipo is a coastal city in South Korea. It is a quite mid-size city close to the ocean with a population of 155691 people. The water temperature around Seogwipo varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 12.6°C (54.7°F) in February up to 26.8°C (80.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Seogwipo 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 Seogwipo?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Seogwipo is about:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Seogwipo. The closest decent spot is Jeju Island, which is 8.6km (5.4miles) away from Seogwipo. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Jeju Island and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Busan, which is approximately 197.2km (122.5miles) away from Seogwipo. Another surfspot is Busan, located 197.2km (122.5miles) from Seogwipo.

Are there beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Seogwipo. The next good beach is Haeundae Beach, which is almost 197.3km (122.5miles) away from Seogwipo. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Fulong Beach, 638.1km (396.3miles) away from Seogwipo.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Seogwipo?

The sea temperature around Seogwipo is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°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 people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of 13°C (55°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Seogwipo?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Seogwipo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Seogwipo...

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