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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gilleleje havn, Denmark

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Gilleleje havn...

Gilleleje havn is a surf spot in Denmark. The water temperature around Gilleleje havn has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.3°C (36.1°F) in February up to 18.4°C (65.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Gilleleje havn 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 Gilleleje havn?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Gilleleje havn is ca:
3°C (38°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Gilleleje havn. The nearest one is Hornbaek, which is 6.3km (3.9miles) away from Gilleleje havn. Click here for more information on Hornbaek and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Gilleleje havn is Vik, which is ca 84.1km (52.2miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Gilleleje havn. One beach, which is not too far away, is Hornbak Strand, which is 4.4km (2.8miles) away from Gilleleje havn. Another gorgeous beach near Gilleleje havn is Gudmindrup Strand, which is approximately 32.4km (20.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Gilleleje havn?

The sea temperature at Gilleleje havn is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Gilleleje havn. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to nearly 2°C (36°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 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 diving and fishing near Gilleleje havn?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Gilleleje havn: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Gilleleje havn...

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