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

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

Forsand is a coastal city in Norway. The water temperature around Forsand varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.5°C (40.2°F) in March up to 15.4°C (59.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Forsand 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 Forsand?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Forsand is about:
7°C (45°F)

Are there surf spots near Forsand?

There are not too many surf spots close to Forsand. The next good one is Hellesto, which is roughly 19.9km (12.6miles) away from Forsand. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Hellesto and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Forsand are Bybergsanden, which is ca 20.3km (12.6miles) away, and Reve Havn, located 21.1km (13.1miles) from Forsand.

Are there beautiful beaches near Forsand?

No, not too many beaches are located close to Forsand. The closest decent one is Skallerup Klit, which is more than 169.6km (105.3miles) away from Forsand. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Skagen Strand, approximately 182km (113miles) away from Forsand.

What wetsuit do I need for Forsand?

The water temperature around Forsand is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (60°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Forsand. Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures come down to 5°C (40°F). During these months, a 5-6mm 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 high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Forsand?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (40-49°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (51-60°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Forsand: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Forsand...

Do you know what the the city Newick in United Kingdom, the geo Cantor Seamount , and the city Cetona in Italy have in common with Forsand? Click on the links to find out...