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

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

Etne is a coastal city in Norway. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the water with a population of 1002 people. The water temperature around Etne varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.1°C (39.4°F) in March up to 14.1°C (57.3°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 Etne 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 Etne?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Etne is approximately:
4°C (39°F)

Are there surf spots near Etne?

There are not too many surf spots close to Etne. The next good one is Hellesto, which is about 58.2km (36.7miles) away from Etne. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Hellesto and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Etne are Bybergsanden, which is approximately 59.1km (36.7miles) away, and Reve Havn, located ca 60km (37.3miles) from Etne.

Are there beautiful beaches close to Etne?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Etne. A good beach nearby is Skallerup Klit, which is almost 208.7km (129.6miles) away from Etne. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Skagen Strand, which is ca 215.8km (134miles) away from Etne.

What wetsuit is recommended for Etne?

The water temperature around Etne is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 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 around Etne. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to nearly 4°C (39°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 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 close to Etne?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Etne: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Etne...

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