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

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

Kuortane is a coastal city in Finland. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4219 people. The water temperature around Kuortane varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from -0.1°C (31.9°F) in January up to 16.5°C (61.8°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 Kuortane 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 Kuortane?

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

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Kuortane. The next good one is Yyteri, which is almost 107.5km (66.7miles) away from Kuortane. Click here to check out more information on Yyteri and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Smitingen, which is 174.5km (108.4miles) away from Kuortane. Another good surfspot is Smitingen, located roughly 174.5km (108.4miles) from Kuortane.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not many beaches are close to Kuortane. A beach that might be worth checking out is Kangasjärvi, which is almost 65.3km (40.6miles) away from Kuortane. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Ruissalo, which is roughly 169.8km (105.4miles) away from Kuortane.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Kuortane?

The sea temperature around Kuortane is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°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 several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures come down to approximately -0°C (32°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Kuortane?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change 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. However, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Kuortane: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Kuortane...

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