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

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

Kalix is a coastal city in Sweden. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 7340 people. The water temperature around Kalix has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 0.1°C (32.1°F) in April up to 13.5°C (56.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 5°C (41°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kalix 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 Kalix?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Kalix is ca:
3°C (37°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Kalix. A spot, which is not too far away, is Salusand, which is 204.5km (127miles) away from Kalix. Click here for more information on Salusand and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Unstad, which is approximately 296.7km (184.3miles) away from Kalix. Another surfspot is Unstad, located 296.7km (184.3miles) from Kalix.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to Kalix. The closest decent beach is Kangasjärvi, which is almost 257.6km (160miles) away from Kalix. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Ruissalo, 376km (233.5miles) away from Kalix.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Kalix?

The sea temperature around Kalix is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (56°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during spring, temperatures come down to 0°C (32°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine 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 carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Kalix?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during March, April, and May. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Kalix: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Kalix...

Do you know what the the city Vallebona in Italy, the city Kittlitz in Germany, and Beiral de Viana Escarpment have in common with Kalix? Click on the links to find out...