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

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

Lappi is a coastal city in Finland. It is a comparatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3212 people. The water temperature around Lappi has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from -0.1°C (31.9°F) in March up to 15.8°C (60.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (44°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Lappi 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 Lappi?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters close to Lappi is approximately:
6°C (43°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Lappi. A spot, which is not too far away, is Yyteri, which is more than 33.6km (20.8miles) away from Lappi. Click here to check out more information on Yyteri and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Smitingen, which is roughly 159.2km (98.9miles) away from Lappi. Another surfspot is Smitingen, located 159.2km (98.9miles) from Lappi.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Lappi?

No, there are not many beaches near to Lappi. One beach, which is not too far away, is Ruissalo, which is just 47.4km (29.5miles) away from Lappi. Another gorgeous beach near Lappi is Kangasjärvi, which is ca 73.7km (45.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Lappi?

The water temperature around Lappi is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (60°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Lappi. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of -0°C (32°F). During these months, a 5/6 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 ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Lappi?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from -0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during February, March, and April. 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 water temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (51-60°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Lappi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Lappi...

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