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

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

Kjopsvik is a coastal city in Norway. It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 960 people. The water temperature around Kjopsvik changes extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.7°C (36.9°F) in March up to 13.1°C (55.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (44°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kjopsvik 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 Kjopsvik?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters near Kjopsvik is about:
8°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Kjopsvik. A spot, which is not too far away, is Unstad, which is 72.6km (45.1miles) away from Kjopsvik. Click here for more information on Unstad and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Smitingen, which is approximately 383.5km (238.2miles) away from Kjopsvik. Another surfspot is Smitingen, located roughly 383.5km (238.2miles) from Kjopsvik.

Are there beautiful beaches in close proximity to Kjopsvik?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Kjopsvik. The next good beach is Kangasjärvi, which is almost 448.4km (278.5miles) away from Kjopsvik. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Ruissalo, roughly 565.2km (351miles) away from Kjopsvik.

What wetsuit is recommended for Kjopsvik?

The water temperature around Kjopsvik 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 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Kjopsvik. However, during early spring, sea temperatures cool down to approximately 3°C (37°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Kjopsvik?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Kjopsvik: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kjopsvik...

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