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

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

Fauske is a coastal city in Norway. It is a fairly dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5953 people. The water temperature around Fauske varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 3.4°C (38°F) in April up to 11.7°C (53.1°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (46°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Fauske 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 Fauske?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Fauske is about:
6°C (43°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Fauske. The closest decent spot is Unstad, which is 84km (52.2miles) away from Fauske. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Unstad and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Smitingen, which is 332.8km (206.7miles) away from Fauske. Another fun surfspot is Smitingen, located roughly 332.8km (206.7miles) from Fauske.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Fauske?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Fauske. The closest decent one is Kangasjärvi, which is almost 411.7km (255.7miles) away from Fauske. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Ruissalo, roughly 525.1km (326.2miles) away from Fauske.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Fauske?

The sea temperature around Fauske is pretty cold, reaching up to 12°C (53°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during spring, sea temperatures cool down to 3°C (38°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine 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 bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Fauske?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during March, April, and May. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures reach 7 to 12°C (44-53°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Fauske: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Fauske...

Do you know what the the island Vairaatea in French Polynesia, the geo South Maria Ridge , and the city Piuma in Brazil have in common with Fauske? Click on the links to find out...