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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Farstadstranda-Farstad, Norway

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Farstadstranda-Farstad...

Farstadstranda-Farstad is a surf spot in Norway. The water temperature around Farstadstranda-Farstad changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.6°F) in February up to 13.5°C (56.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Farstadstranda-Farstad 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 at Farstadstranda-Farstad?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Farstadstranda-Farstad is approximately:
5°C (41°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Farstadstranda-Farstad. The closest decent spot is Ulla, which is 36.3km (22.6miles) away from Farstadstranda-Farstad. Click here for more information on Ulla and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Farstadstranda-Farstad is Alnes Lighthouse Godoy, which is roughly 51km (31.7miles) away.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Farstadstranda-Farstad?

No, not many beaches are located near to Farstadstranda-Farstad. The next good beach is Skagen Strand, which is almost 384.3km (238.7miles) away from Farstadstranda-Farstad. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Skallerup Klit, 392.4km (243.7miles) away from Farstadstranda-Farstad.

What wetsuit is recommended for Farstadstranda-Farstad?

The water temperature at Farstadstranda-Farstad is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (56°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to approximately 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Farstadstranda-Farstad?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during June, July, and August when sea temperatures reach 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Farstadstranda-Farstad: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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