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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Backa, Sweden

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

Backa is a coastal city in Sweden. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 1516 people. The water temperature around Backa changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from -0.2°C (31.7°F) in March up to 14.2°C (57.5°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 5°C (41°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Backa 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 Backa?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Backa is approximately:
4°C (38°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Backa. A spot that might be worth checking out is Salusand, which is more than 119.1km (74miles) away from Backa. Click here for directions and for more information on Salusand and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Yyteri, which is approximately 236.9km (147.1miles) away from Backa. Another surfspot is Yyteri, located ca 236.9km (147.1miles) from Backa.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are near to Backa. The next good one is Kangasjärvi, which is more than 197.2km (122.5miles) away from Backa. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Ruissalo, ca 316.6km (196.7miles) away from Backa.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Backa?

The water temperature around Backa is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of nearly -0°C (32°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold 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 close to Backa?

Due to relatively large 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 -0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Backa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Backa...

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