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

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

Kuivaniemi is a coastal city in Finland. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 1979 people. The water temperature around Kuivaniemi varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from -0°C (32°F) in January up to 16.3°C (61.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 6°C (42°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kuivaniemi 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 Kuivaniemi?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Kuivaniemi. The closest decent spot is Salusand, which is 234.3km (145.5miles) away from Kuivaniemi. Click here to check out more information on Salusand and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Smitingen, which is roughly 306.9km (190.6miles) away from Kuivaniemi. Another fun surfspot is Smitingen, located approximately 306.9km (190.6miles) from Kuivaniemi.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to Kuivaniemi. A beach that might be worth checking out is Kangasjärvi, which is almost 257.4km (159.9miles) away from Kuivaniemi. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Ruissalo, which is approximately 370.2km (229.9miles) away from Kuivaniemi.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Kuivaniemi?

The sea temperature around Kuivaniemi is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°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 around Kuivaniemi. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, water temperatures drop down to nearly -0°C (32°F). During these months, 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Kuivaniemi?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from -0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Kuivaniemi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Kuivaniemi...

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