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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kuressaare, Estonia

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

Kuressaare is a beach in Estonia. The water temperature around Kuressaare has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 0.3°C (32.6°F) in January up to 18.9°C (66°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (46°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kuressaare 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 at Kuressaare?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Kuressaare is ca:
1°C (34°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Kuressaare?

Not many surf spots are located close to Kuressaare. The next good one is Vaana, which is 104.5km (64.9miles) away from Kuressaare. Click here to check out more information on Vaana and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Smitingen, which is roughly 332km (206.2miles) away from Kuressaare. Another good surfspot is Smitingen, located roughly 332km (206.2miles) from Kuressaare.

Are there any other sandy beaches near Kuressaare?

There are not too many beaches near to Kuressaare. The next good one is Kärdla, which is 52.3km (32.5miles) away from Kuressaare. Another beautiful beach near Kuressaare is Paralepa, which is approximately 59.7km (37.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Kuressaare?

The sea temperature at Kuressaare is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Kuressaare. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures reach lows of 0°C (33°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Kuressaare?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (33-42°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Kuressaare: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Kuressaare...

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