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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sungho 1-tong, North Korea

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sungho 1-tong...

Sungho 1-tong is a coastal city in North Korea. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 39841 people. The water temperature around Sungho 1-tong has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 2°C (35.6°F) in January up to 22.5°C (72.5°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sungho 1-tong 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 Sungho 1-tong?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Sungho 1-tong is about:
2°C (36°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Sungho 1-tong?

Not many surf spots are located close to Sungho 1-tong. A spot, which is not too far away, is Songdojin-ni, which is almost 132km (82miles) away from Sungho 1-tong. Click here for directions and for more information on Songdojin-ni and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Hae un dae, which is roughly 320.2km (198.9miles) away from Sungho 1-tong. Another surfspot is Hae un dae, located ca 320.2km (198.9miles) from Sungho 1-tong.

Are there beaches close to Sungho 1-tong?

Not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Sungho 1-tong. The next good one is Haeundae Beach, which is 320.1km (198.8miles) away from Sungho 1-tong. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Lazurnaya Bay, ca 424.4km (263.6miles) away from Sungho 1-tong.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Sungho 1-tong?

The sea temperature around Sungho 1-tong 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 thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Sungho 1-tong. Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Sungho 1-tong?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Sungho 1-tong: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sungho 1-tong...

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