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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Korsholm, Finland

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

Korsholm is a coastal city in Finland. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 17176 people. The water temperature around Korsholm changes extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from -0.1°C (31.9°F) in January up to 15.3°C (59.5°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 5°C (42°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Korsholm 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 Korsholm?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Korsholm is about:
1°C (34°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Korsholm?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Korsholm. A good spot nearby is Salusand, which is 78.2km (48.6miles) away from Korsholm. Click here for more information on Salusand and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Smitingen, which is ca 121.4km (75.4miles) away from Korsholm. Another fun surfspot is Smitingen, located approximately 121.4km (75.4miles) from Korsholm.

Are there beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Korsholm. The closest decent beach is Kangasjärvi, which is more than 66.5km (41.3miles) away from Korsholm. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Ruissalo, which is approximately 186km (115.5miles) away from Korsholm.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Korsholm?

The sea temperature around Korsholm is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (60°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 might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during December, January, and February, water temperatures drop down to -0°C (32°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Korsholm?

Due to comparatively large 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 December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (51-60°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Korsholm: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Korsholm...

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