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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Grindavik Antenas, Iceland

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Grindavik Antenas...

Grindavik Antenas is a surf spot in Iceland. The water temperature around Grindavik Antenas varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.7°F) in February up to 10.9°C (51.5°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (45°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Grindavik Antenas 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 Grindavik Antenas?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Grindavik Antenas is about:
11°C (52°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Grindavik Antenas. The closest one is Grindavik Lighthouse, which is just 1.6km (1miles) away from Grindavik Antenas. Click here to check out more information on Grindavik Lighthouse and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Grindavik Antenas is Sandvik, which is roughly 5.3km (3.3miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches in close proximity to Grindavik Antenas?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Grindavik Antenas. The closest decent one is Thurso, which is almost 771.8km (479.4miles) away from Grindavik Antenas. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Portarthur, ca 823.7km (511.6miles) away from Grindavik Antenas.

What wetsuit do I need for Grindavik Antenas?

The water temperature at Grindavik Antenas is very cold, reaching up to 11°C (52°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of 5°C (41°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Grindavik Antenas?

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 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. However, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures range from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Grindavik Antenas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Grindavik Antenas...

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