Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Songnim, North Korea
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Songnim...
Songnim is a coastal city in North Korea.
It is a comparatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 152425 people.
The water temperature around Songnim has a large variability during the year.
The temperature ranges from 1°C (33.8°F) in February up to 22.5°C (72.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Songnim 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 Songnim?
The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Songnim is approximately:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Songnim. A spot that might be worth checking out is Songdojin-ni, which is 147.5km (91.6miles) away from Songnim. Click here
to check out more information on Songdojin-ni and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Hae un dae
, which is 318.2km (197.6miles) away from Songnim. Another fun surfspot is Hae un dae
, located approximately 318.2km (197.6miles) from Songnim.
Are there nice beaches near by?
No, not many beaches are near to Songnim. A beach, which is not too far away, is Haeundae Beach
, which is almost 318.1km (197.6miles) away from Songnim. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Lazurnaya Bay
, approximately 447.8km (278.1miles) away from Songnim.
What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Songnim?
The water temperature around Songnim 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 top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Songnim. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to 1°C (34°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Songnim?
Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (34-43°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.
Directions to Songnim: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
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