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

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

Knarrholmen is an island in Sweden. It is one of the islands of the Southern Gothenburg Archipelago island group. The water temperature around Knarrholmen has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.1°C (35.8°F) in February up to 17.7°C (63.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Knarrholmen 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 Knarrholmen?

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

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Knarrholmen. The closest decent spot is Loekken, which is almost 80.6km (50.1miles) away from Knarrholmen. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Loekken and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Hornbaek, which is 108.7km (67.5miles) away from Knarrholmen. Another fun surfspot is Hornbaek, located roughly 108.7km (67.5miles) from Knarrholmen.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Knarrholmen?

There are not many beaches near to Knarrholmen. The closest decent beach is Vestero Strand, which is only 41.8km (26miles) away from Knarrholmen. Another good beach near Knarrholmen is Skagen Strand, which is approximately 49.1km (30.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Knarrholmen?

The sea temperature around Knarrholmen is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Knarrholmen. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to nearly 2°C (36°F). In this season, 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 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 near Knarrholmen?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Knarrholmen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Knarrholmen...

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