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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Fram Basin

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Fram Basin...

Fram Basin is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Fram Basin has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from -1.9°C (28.7°F) in August up to -1.6°C (29.2°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is -2°C (29°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Fram Basin 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 Fram Basin?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Fram Basin is approximately:
-2°C (29°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Fram Basin. The next good one is Unstad, which is 2383.7km (1480.6miles) away from Fram Basin. Click here for directions and for more information on Unstad and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Smitingen, which is approximately 2884.5km (1791.6miles) away from Fram Basin. Another good surfspot is Smitingen, located approximately 2884.5km (1791.6miles) from Fram Basin.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are close to Fram Basin. A beach, which is not too far away, is Kangasjärvi, which is 2828.9km (1757.1miles) away from Fram Basin. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Narva-Jõesuu-nude beach, which is approximately 2936.5km (1823.9miles) away from Fram Basin.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Fram Basin?

The average water temperature at Fram Basin is extremely cold, around -2°C (29°F), with no significant variations during the year. Hence, at least a 4/5mm or even 5/6 wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Fram Basin. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. It is highly recommended to carry boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are July, August, and September. Even during relatively "warm" days in the winter (December, January, and February) you should wear a thick wetsuit to not transform into an ice cube.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Fram Basin?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little year round. The waters at Fram Basin are nearly almost freezing, reaching temperatures between -7 and -2°C (20-29°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters with these temperatures: Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Fram Basin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Fram Basin...

Do you know what the the city Evropos in Greece, the city Peaule in France, and the city Orhangazi in Turkey have in common with Fram Basin? Click on the links to find out...