Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hietaniemi beach, Finland
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Hietaniemi beach...
Hietaniemi beach is a beach in Finland.
The water temperature around Hietaniemi beach varies extremely year round.
The temperature ranges from 0.3°C (32.6°F) in February up to 16.3°C (61.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (45°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hietaniemi beach 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 Hietaniemi beach?
The current water temperature in the month of February at Hietaniemi beach is ca:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Hietaniemi beach. The closest decent spot is Vaana, which is more than 54.9km (34.1miles) away from Hietaniemi beach. Click here
to check out more information on Vaana and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Smitingen
, which is roughly 275.5km (171.1miles) away from Hietaniemi beach. Another fun surfspot is Smitingen
, located approximately 275.5km (171.1miles) from Hietaniemi beach.
Are there any other white sand beaches near by?
There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Hietaniemi beach. The closest decent beach is Haabneeme
, which is just 45.8km (28.4miles) away from Hietaniemi beach. Another gorgeous beach near Hietaniemi beach is Kaberneeme
, which is ca 47km (29.2miles) away.
What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Hietaniemi beach?
The sea temperature at Hietaniemi beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to 0°C (33°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.
How is the diving and fishing close to Hietaniemi beach?
Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (33-42°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. The conditions change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Hietaniemi beach: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Fun facts about Hietaniemi beach...
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