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

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

Knarvik is a coastal city in Norway. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4265 people. The water temperature around Knarvik changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.6°C (40.3°F) in March up to 14.7°C (58.5°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Knarvik 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 Knarvik?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters near Knarvik is about:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Knarvik. A spot, which is not too far away, is Hoddevik, which is more than 109.2km (67.8miles) away from Knarvik. Click here for directions and for more information on Hoddevik and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Hellesto, which is roughly 117.8km (73.2miles) away from Knarvik. Another fun surfspot is Hellesto, located 117.8km (73.2miles) from Knarvik.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Knarvik?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Knarvik. The next good one is Skallerup Klit, which is 270.5km (168miles) away from Knarvik. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Skagen Strand, which is 274.5km (170.5miles) away from Knarvik.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Knarvik?

The sea temperature around Knarvik is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Knarvik. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of nearly 5°C (40°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 fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Knarvik?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (40-49°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 10 to 15°C (49-58°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Knarvik: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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