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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Knipovich Ridge

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Knipovich Ridge...

Knipovich Ridge is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Knipovich Ridge has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 1.5°C (34.8°F) in March up to 6.2°C (43.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 3°C (38°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Knipovich Ridge 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 Knipovich Ridge?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Knipovich Ridge is about:
4°C (39°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Knipovich Ridge?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Knipovich Ridge. The closest decent spot is Unstad, which is almost 556.2km (345.4miles) away from Knipovich Ridge. Click here to check out more information on Unstad and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Ulla, which is approximately 920.5km (571.8miles) away from Knipovich Ridge. Another good surfspot is Ulla, located approximately 920.5km (571.8miles) from Knipovich Ridge.

Are there beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Knipovich Ridge. A beach that might be worth checking out is Kangasjärvi, which is 1064.5km (661.2miles) away from Knipovich Ridge. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Ruissalo, which is approximately 1186.2km (736.8miles) away from Knipovich Ridge.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Knipovich Ridge?

The average sea temperature at Knipovich Ridge is extremely cold, around 3°C (38°F), with only little variations throughout the year. That is why at least a 4/5mm or even 5/6 wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Knipovich Ridge. That being said, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. It is highly recommended to wear boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are February, March, and April. Even during relatively "warm" days in the summer (July, August, and September) you should wear a thick wetsuit to not transform into an ice cube.

How is the diving and fishing close to Knipovich Ridge?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions stay very constant throughout the year. The waters are mostly very cold, reaching temperatures between 1 and 6°C (34-43°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Knipovich Ridge: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Knipovich Ridge...

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