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Jumunjin Surf Guide

Jumunjin in South Korea is an exposed beach break that only works when conditions are just right. The best conditions for surfing are during the cyclone season. The best wind direction is from the southwest. The ideal swell direction from the east. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Crowds are never a problem here.

Jumunjin Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
13.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Jumunjin:

The best conditions reported for surf at Jumunjin occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Jumunjin (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Jumunjin with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 38% of the time in January while 30% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 32% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Jumunjin Location Map

Interactive Jumunjin surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Jumunjin is Gangneung (Kangnung) Airport (KAG) in Korea, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Jumunjin is Sokcho (Sokch'o) Airport (SHO), also in Korea, 36 km (22 miles) away.

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Jumunjin Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 19:42 Local Time
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 4 4 4 4
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 10
SE 15
SE 10
Wind State cross cross-
cross cross

Swell History at Jumunjin

Surf stats for Jumunjin, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Jumunjin

Wind stats for Jumunjin, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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