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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Askola, Finland

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

Askola is a coastal city in Finland. It is a comparatively little city close to the water with a population of 4515 people. The water temperature around Askola has significant variability year round. The temperature ranges from 0.3°C (32.5°F) in March up to 17.3°C (63.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (45°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Askola 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 Askola?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Askola is about:
2°C (35°F)

Are there surf spots near Askola?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Askola. A good spot nearby is Vaana, which is more than 87.9km (54.6miles) away from Askola. Click here to check out more information on Vaana and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Smitingen, which is roughly 279.8km (173.8miles) away from Askola. Another fun surfspot is Smitingen, located approximately 279.8km (173.8miles) from Askola.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Askola. A good beach nearby is Hietaniemi beach, which is just 34.4km (21.4miles) away from Askola. Another beach near Askola is Võsu, which is approximately 67.3km (41.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Askola?

The water temperature around Askola is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Askola. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures reach lows of 0°C (33°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Askola?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (33-42°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Askola: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Askola...

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