Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hauknes, Norway
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Hauknes...
Hauknes is a coastal city in Norway.
It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 1864 people.
The water temperature around Hauknes has average variability throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 3.4°C (38.1°F) in March up to 12.7°C (54.8°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (46°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Hauknes 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 Hauknes?
The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Hauknes is about:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not too many surf spots are close to Hauknes. A spot that might be worth checking out is Unstad, which is almost 138km (85.7miles) away from Hauknes. Click here
for more information on Unstad and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Smitingen
, which is 284.1km (176.5miles) away from Hauknes. Another surfspot is Smitingen
, located approximately 284.1km (176.5miles) from Hauknes.
Are there beautiful beaches located close to Hauknes?
No, not many beaches are located near to Hauknes. A beach, which is not too far away, is Kangasjärvi
, which is almost 382.9km (237.8miles) away from Hauknes. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Ruissalo
, approximately 489.5km (304.1miles) away from Hauknes.
What wetsuit is recommended for Hauknes?
The water temperature around Hauknes is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (55°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures come down to 3°C (38°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Hauknes?
Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures go up to 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.
Directions to Hauknes: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Hauknes...
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