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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Voss, Norway

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

Voss is a coastal city in Norway. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5571 people. The water temperature around Voss has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.6°C (40.3°F) in March up to 14.7°C (58.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Voss 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 Voss?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to Voss is approximately:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Voss. The next good one is Hoddevik, which is more than 111km (69miles) away from Voss. Click here for directions and for more information on Hoddevik and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Bo Sommerland- flow rider, which is approximately 124.1km (77.1miles) away from Voss. Another surfspot is Bo Sommerland- flow rider, located approximately 124.1km (77.1miles) from Voss.

Are there beautiful beaches in close proximity to Voss?

No, not many beaches are located close to Voss. A beach, which is not too far away, is Skallerup Klit, which is 251.3km (156.1miles) away from Voss. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Skagen Strand, approximately 251.5km (156.2miles) away from Voss.

What wetsuit do I need for Voss?

The water temperature around Voss is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Voss. However, during early spring, water temperatures come down to nearly 5°C (40°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Voss?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (40-49°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (49-58°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Voss: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Voss...

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