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

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

Sinanju is a coastal city in North Korea. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 15693 people. The water temperature around Sinanju has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 1.1°C (33.9°F) in February up to 25.4°C (77.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sinanju 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 Sinanju?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters near Sinanju is about:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Sinanju. A spot that might be worth checking out is Songdojin-ni, which is more than 164.3km (102miles) away from Sinanju. Click here for directions and for more information on Songdojin-ni and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Song Jung Beach, which is roughly 366.6km (227.7miles) away from Sinanju. Another fun surfspot is Song Jung Beach, located approximately 366.6km (227.7miles) from Sinanju.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are near to Sinanju. The closest decent one is Haeundae Beach, which is more than 366.6km (227.7miles) away from Sinanju. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Lazurnaya Bay, which is approximately 411.5km (255.6miles) away from Sinanju.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Sinanju?

The water temperature around Sinanju is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (78°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Sinanju. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures cool down to approximately 1°C (34°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some 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 recommended to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Sinanju?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (34-43°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Sinanju: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sinanju...

Do you know what the the city Ochanado in the Philippines, the city Merlara in the Italy, and the city Bassano in Teverina in the Italy have in common with Sinanju? Click on the links to find out...