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

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

Kouvola is a coastal city in Finland. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 31133 people. The water temperature around Kouvola changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from -0.2°C (31.7°F) in February up to 18.1°C (64.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (44°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kouvola 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 Kouvola?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Kouvola is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Kouvola. The next good one is Vaana, which is 129.1km (80.2miles) away from Kouvola. Click here for more information on Vaana and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Salusand, which is roughly 291.1km (180.8miles) away from Kouvola. Another fun surfspot is Salusand, located roughly 291.1km (180.8miles) from Kouvola.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Kouvola. The next good one is Hietaniemi beach, which is 78km (48.5miles) away from Kouvola. Another beautiful beach near Kouvola is Võsu, roughly 92.8km (57.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Kouvola?

The sea temperature around Kouvola is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to roughly -0°C (32°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended 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 cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Kouvola?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from -0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Kouvola: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Kouvola...

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