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

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

Birketveit is a coastal city in Norway. The water temperature around Birketveit varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 0.9°C (33.6°F) in February up to 18.4°C (65.2°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Birketveit 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 Birketveit?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near Birketveit is about:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Birketveit. A spot that might be worth checking out is Renna, which is about 54.2km (48.1miles) away from Birketveit. Click here for more information on Renna and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Birketveit are Saltstein, which is 77.4km (48.1miles) away, and Brusand, located roughly 78.7km (48.9miles) from Birketveit.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Birketveit. The next good beach is Skallerup Klit, which is 97.8km (60.8miles) away from Birketveit. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Skagen Strand, 108.5km (67.4miles) away from Birketveit.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Birketveit?

The water temperature around Birketveit is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 1°C (34°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, 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 better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Birketveit?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (34-43°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during June, July, and August when sea temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Birketveit: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Birketveit...

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