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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hafnir, Iceland

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

Hafnir is a surf spot in Iceland. The water temperature around Hafnir varies slightly throughout the year. 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (45°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hafnir 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 Hafnir?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Hafnir is approximately:
10°C (50°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Hafnir. The closest one is Sandvik, which is 8.4km (5.2miles) away from Hafnir. Click here to check out more information on Sandvik and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Hafnir is Grindavik Antenas, which is roughly 10.2km (6.3miles) away.

Are there beaches located close to Hafnir?

No, not many beaches are located near to Hafnir. The closest decent one is Thurso, which is 782.8km (486.2miles) away from Hafnir. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Portarthur, which is approximately 835.3km (518.8miles) away from Hafnir.

What wetsuit is recommended for Hafnir?

The water temperature at Hafnir 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 recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of nearly 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Hafnir?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Hafnir: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Hafnir...

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