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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hortlax, Sweden

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

Hortlax is a coastal city in Sweden. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 1247 people. The water temperature around Hortlax has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from -0.2°C (31.7°F) in March up to 14.2°C (57.5°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 5°C (41°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Hortlax 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 Hortlax?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Hortlax is about:
-0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Hortlax?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Hortlax. The closest decent spot is Salusand, which is more than 142km (88.2miles) away from Hortlax. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Salusand and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Yyteri, which is ca 257.1km (159.7miles) away from Hortlax. Another good surfspot is Yyteri, located 257.1km (159.7miles) from Hortlax.

Are there beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Hortlax. A beach that might be worth checking out is Kangasjärvi, which is almost 216.5km (134.5miles) away from Hortlax. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Ruissalo, which is 336.2km (208.8miles) away from Hortlax.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Hortlax?

The sea temperature around Hortlax is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to approximately -0°C (32°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly 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 Hortlax?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from -0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Hortlax: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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