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

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

Barkaker is a coastal city in Norway. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 1238 people. The water temperature around Barkaker has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 2.7°C (36.8°F) in March up to 19.5°C (67.1°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Barkaker 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 Barkaker?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Barkaker is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Barkaker. The next good one is Saltstein, which is about 31km (29.2miles) away from Barkaker. Click here for directions and for more information on Saltstein and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Barkaker are Bo Sommerland- flow rider, which is 47.1km (29.2miles) away, and Loekken, located roughly 136.5km (84.8miles) from Barkaker.

Are there beautiful beaches located close to Barkaker?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Barkaker. A beach, which is not too far away, is Skagen Strand, which is 110.6km (68.7miles) away from Barkaker. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Skallerup Klit, which is roughly 127.9km (79.4miles) away from Barkaker.

What wetsuit is needed for Barkaker?

The water temperature around Barkaker is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (67°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Barkaker. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures come down to approximately 3°C (37°F). During this season, 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 good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Barkaker?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (58-67°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Barkaker: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Barkaker...

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