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

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

Egersund is a coastal city in Norway. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 9502 people. The water temperature around Egersund changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.8°F) in February up to 14.8°C (58.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (48°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Egersund 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 Egersund?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters close to Egersund is approximately:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Egersund. A spot, which is not too far away, is Brusand, which is 11.1km (18miles) away from Egersund. Click here to check out more information on Brusand and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Egersund are Bore, which is roughly 29km (18miles) away, and Sele, located roughly 29.9km (18.6miles) from Egersund.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are near to Egersund. A good beach nearby is Skallerup Klit, which is almost 157.3km (97.7miles) away from Egersund. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Skagen Strand, 174km (108.1miles) away from Egersund.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Egersund?

The water temperature around Egersund is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures come down to 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Egersund?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures reach 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Egersund: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Egersund...

Do you know what the the city Holden in the United States, the geo French Frigate Shoals , and the city Santa Monica in the Philippines have in common with Egersund? Click on the links to find out...