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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Honkajoki, Finland

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

Honkajoki is a coastal city in Finland. The water temperature around Honkajoki varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from -0.2°C (31.6°F) in March up to 15.7°C (60.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (44°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Honkajoki 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 Honkajoki?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Honkajoki is ca:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Honkajoki?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Honkajoki. A spot, which is not too far away, is Yyteri, which is almost 38km (23.6miles) away from Honkajoki. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Yyteri and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Smitingen, which is roughly 141.2km (87.7miles) away from Honkajoki. Another surfspot is Smitingen, located approximately 141.2km (87.7miles) from Honkajoki.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Honkajoki. The next good one is Kangasjärvi, which is almost 15.1km (9.4miles) away from Honkajoki. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Ruissalo, approximately 107.2km (66.6miles) away from Honkajoki.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Honkajoki?

The sea temperature around Honkajoki is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (60°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Honkajoki. Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures come down to -0°C (32°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Honkajoki?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from -0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during February, March, and April. 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 go up to 11 to 16°C (51-60°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Honkajoki: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Honkajoki...

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