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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sungam-nodongjagu, North Korea

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sungam-nodongjagu...

Sungam-nodongjagu is a coastal city in North Korea. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 11406 people. The water temperature around Sungam-nodongjagu changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 0.6°C (33.1°F) in March up to 21°C (69.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sungam-nodongjagu 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 Sungam-nodongjagu?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters close to Sungam-nodongjagu is approximately:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Sungam-nodongjagu. The closest decent spot is Songdojin-ni, which is more than 223.5km (138.8miles) away from Sungam-nodongjagu. Click here for more information on Songdojin-ni and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Busan, which is 450.9km (280miles) away from Sungam-nodongjagu. Another fun surfspot is Busan, located roughly 450.9km (280miles) from Sungam-nodongjagu.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located close to Sungam-nodongjagu. A beach, which is not too far away, is Lazurnaya Bay, which is more than 162.3km (100.8miles) away from Sungam-nodongjagu. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Haeundae Beach, which is roughly 450.8km (280miles) away from Sungam-nodongjagu.

What wetsuit do I need for Sungam-nodongjagu?

The water temperature around Sungam-nodongjagu is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°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 more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Sungam-nodongjagu. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures drop down to 1°C (33°F). During these months, a 5-6mm 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 good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Sungam-nodongjagu?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (33-42°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sungam-nodongjagu: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Sungam-nodongjagu...

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