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

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

Waegwan is a coastal city in South Korea. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 29691 people. The water temperature around Waegwan changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 11.4°C (52.5°F) in February up to 22.9°C (73.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Waegwan 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 Waegwan?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near Waegwan is about:
20°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Waegwan. A spot that might be worth checking out is Busan, which is 72km (44.7miles) away from Waegwan. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Busan and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Waegwan are Hae un dae, which is approximately 72km (44.7miles) away, and Song Jung Beach, located 72.2km (44.9miles) from Waegwan.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not many beaches are near to Waegwan. The next good one is Haeundae Beach, which is almost 71.9km (44.7miles) away from Waegwan. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Lazurnaya Bay, which is roughly 531.9km (330.4miles) away from Waegwan.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Waegwan?

The sea temperature around Waegwan 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 stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to approximately 11°C (53°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Waegwan?

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 11 to 16°C (53-62°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Waegwan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Waegwan...

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