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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hjelset, Norway

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

Hjelset is a coastal city in Norway. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1011 people. The water temperature around Hjelset has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.1°C (41.1°F) in March up to 13.2°C (55.7°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Hjelset 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 Hjelset?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters close to Hjelset is approximately:
5°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Hjelset. A spot, which is not too far away, is Farstadstranda-Farstad, which is about 17.7km (25.8miles) away from Hjelset. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Farstadstranda-Farstad and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Hjelset are Ulla, which is 41.5km (25.8miles) away, and Alnes Lighthouse Godoy, located roughly 52.7km (32.8miles) from Hjelset.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Hjelset. One that might be worth checking out is Skagen Strand, which is 367km (227.9miles) away from Hjelset. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Skallerup Klit, ca 375.7km (233.4miles) away from Hjelset.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Hjelset?

The water temperature around Hjelset is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (56°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, temperatures come down to nearly 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Hjelset?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during June, July, and August when sea temperatures range from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Hjelset: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Hjelset...

Do you know what the the city Casarea in Italy, the city Dronero in Italy, and the city Marmaracik in Turkey have in common with Hjelset? Click on the links to find out...